government shutdown in the US because the MPs were unable to do their job and set a budget for the next year. Do you want to know more about this topic? Listen to the following podcast:
There's a lot of interesting advanced vocabulary on this piece of news, such as 'dire consequences', 'impasse', 'stalemate', 'looming debt', 'stagnation', 'wherewithal', among others.
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