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The Government Shutdown: The President and Congress Are Not Doing Their Jobs. Why Are They Being Paid?

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

It is becoming more and more difficult each day for me to watch thousands of federal employees and their families line up at food banks and pantries for relief because they’ve lost their paychecks in this ridiculous government shutdown. What is more ridiculous is that those elected leaders who are failing to resolve this crisis are continuing to be paid. Maybe it’s time they

, too, should suffer at least some of the same consequences so they might better understand the price being paid for political gridlock.