The shutdown is set to begin Monday at midnight ET and will last through the end of the week.
The National Park Service, which manages the National Mall, has been forced to cancel events at the Capitol and many national parks and open them to the public.
Congress has scheduled a hearing on Capitol Hill this week for the House Judiciary Committee, which will consider a bill to delay the shutdown.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled another hearing on Tuesday on a similar bill, but Republicans have so far declined to hold that hearing.
The House will not vote on the House-passed bill to fund the government until Tuesday, and the Senate will not pass a bill until next week, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellFord attorneys slam GOP for announcing Kavanaugh nomination ahead of Ford testimony GOP senator calls Ford ‘credible’ MORE (R-Ky.).
The House is expected to pass a short-term continuing resolution to keep the government open and fund government operations through Jan. 8, and then vote on a full-year spending bill to reopen the government by the end, according to congressional sources.
The two chambers will then take up a longer-term spending bill.
The Senate is expected vote on its own continuing resolution for Jan. 16, while the House is planning on voting on its omnibus spending bill by the beginning of March.