With no “clear indication” that Congress will reach an agreement on a continuing resolution to fund the government, the Office of Management and Budget issued a memo late Monday instructing executive departments and agencies to execute plans for an orderly shutdown.
BREAKING: Full OMB memo ordering the shutdown pic.twitter.com/WDUKwjrFLR
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 1, 2013
— Elena Schneider (@ec_schneider) October 1, 2013
Oh America – OMB has released a memo telling agencies to "now execute plans for an orderly shutdown due to the absence of appropriations"
— Peter Foster (@PeterFosterALP) October 1, 2013
— Robert Funk (@FunkofChile) October 1, 2013
Last chance for panda cam…the National Zoo camera is still running, but expected to shut down sometime in the morning
— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskNews) October 1, 2013