A government deadlock is not the scapegoat for the US military's annual persecution of the US Army's Santa Claus Journey.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command said it will pursue Santa's nocturnal journey even if Congress fails to pass a financing move that will result in a partial government stalemate at midnight on Friday.
"NORAD will continue its 63-year tradition of NORAD Tracks Santa in the event of a government shutdown on December 24. Military personnel directing NORAD Tracks Santa is assisted by some 1,500 volunteers who facilitate the program each year. "NORAD said in a tweet."
President Trump and Congress are in a stalemate over a financial bill that includes more than $ 5 billion for a border wall separating the US-Mexico border.The President has promised, against any bill, which does not include funding for the Wall, a signature initiative of its presidential campaign.
NORAD is funded by the Ministry of Defense, which is not closed to closure.The Santa tracking program is mainly run by thousands of volunteers who manage phone calls and e-mails
NORAD has followed the Santa since 1
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