(KUSA/WUSA9) -- The federal website that aggregates amber alerts that was down due to the shutdown is back online.
Alerts continued to be issued and investigated around the country while the site was down.
Conservatives are incensed. Some are suggesting the President is endangering public safety to make the shutdown more painful, strengthening his political hand.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation confirmed it's only the federal website that aggregates alerts that was down. Amber Alerts continue to be issued and investigated around the country.