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Saturday, 12 January 2019 - 9:42
US shutdown bites as federal workers miss payday
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Hundreds of thousands of US government workers have missed their first payday of the year as the partial shutdown of federal agencies bites deeper.

Employees such as prison guards, airport staff and FBI agents have been working without pay.

The government shutdown, which began last month, will become the longest in history on Saturday on its 22nd day.

The Democrats are making it hard for the country, by rejecting President Trump’s request for 5.7 billion dollars to fund a border wall.

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