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WASHINGTON | Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

WASHINGTON —Jan 12, 2019— The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they’ll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month. But if … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

WASHINGTON | As shutdown drags, Trump administration seeks to soften blow

WASHINGTON — January 11, 2019—  The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they’ll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month. But if … Continue reading WASHINGTON | As shutdown drags, Trump administration seeks to soften blow