Government restores AMBER alert website, keeps Michelle's exercise site up as well

The website that helps to keep people informed about kidnapped children was taken down due to the US government shutdown. It’s back up after the internet tore into the administration for taking that website down while keeping Michelle Obama’s exercise website up and running.

The Amber Alert child abduction notification system remained fully functional during the government shutdown, the Department of Justice insisted on Monday, despite its website,, being taken offline for a week.

The site was brought back online on Monday morning after a weekend of speculation, criticism and crowing over the weekend, particularly from rightwing commentators.

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