Law enforcement agencies squeezed by U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTONWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal law enforcement agencies that keep Americans safe are starting to feel the strain of the U.S. government shutdown, in its 21st day, with agents working for no pay and investigations delayed, law enforcement officials said. Training events have been canceled and travel cut back, with President Donald Trump and Congress unable to end the partial shutdown affecting a quarter of the government in a funding standoff over Trump's proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall. "We still have a responsibility for going after those who might be using this time to flood the streets" with drugs, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) field agent told Reuters, asking ... | Read more at Reuters