10 cartoons to catch you up on the news about the government shutdown, Trump’s speech

The ongoing government shutdown, President Donald Trump’s speech and newly sworn-in Congress members dominated headlines throughout the week.

The government shutdown, now on day 21, is starting to take a toll on government workers who are going without pay.

Walt Handelsman

Both Republicans and Democrats are holding firm to their positions, making some wonder how long the shutdown and standstill will continue.

Dana Summers

Dana Summers

Trump addressed the nation from the White House on Tuesday about the wall and immigration problems.

Walt Handelsman

Nick Anderson

After his address, House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave a rebuttal.

Henry Payne

Footage of newly sworn-in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing while in college surfaced. In response to critics, she posted a new video of her dancing in front of her office.

Drew Sheneman

Nick Anderson

Lisa Benson

In other news, there is still speculation over how the Democrats’ plans for the new year and shift in Congress are going.

Dana Summers

from deseretnews.com – Top Stories http://bit.ly/2slNoYN

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