Republicans haven’t really prepared for a shutdown
In the News
January 18, 2018
As Republicans bungle their way to a government shutdown, it is worth noting that they do not seem to have, to our knowledge, adequately prepared for it. When the clock hits 12:01 Saturday morning, the government must close, employees must cease using government devices (e.g. computers, cellphones) and contractors cannot provide services. The exceptions are twofold — the uniformed military and those designated as essential personnel.
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