Trump Says All Federal Workers Will Be Paid

Jan. 9, 2019, 6:46 PM

“They’re all going to get the money,” President Trump said while speaking about federal government workers affected by the partial government shutdown.

He made the comments Jan. 9 to reporters at the White House.

Trump is scheduled to join Senate Republicans at a private lunch Jan. 9 before meeting later at the White House with congressional leaders of both parties, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.).

Democrats made a fresh call earlier in the day for Trump to end his demand to include more than $5 billion in border barrier funds in spending...

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