'Backbones of jellyfish': Americans vent fury at lawmakers over govt shutdown
Shutdown was averted when President Donald Trump signed a budget bill approved by Congress. The US Senate had approved the $400 billion bipartisan spending deal in the early hours of Friday, closely followed by the House of Representatives.
The shutdown lasted five hours and was the second to occur under the Republican-controlled Congress this year.
Twitter users expressed their dissatisfaction, with #GovernmentShutdown becoming a trending hashtag on Thursday.
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