Several airports are adjusting their operations to account for fewer security screeners showing up.
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The current government shutdown is now the longest in American history, affecting about 800,000 federal employees.
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Kevin Hassett told PBS that "in some sense, [furloughed feds] are better off."
Announcement does not apply to employees who were furloughed anyway due to the partial shutdown.
Some 30 staffers at Chemical Safety Board wrongly received normal pay deposits on Friday.
The consequences will only get more severe after federal workers miss their first paychecks Friday—even as the Trump administration tries, in ways large and small, to mitigate them.
Federal employee unions also claim the Trump administration’s efforts to maintain services despite the shutdown constitute a violation of the Anti-Deficiency Act.
According to court precedent, the government is about to violate federal law with its own employees.
The president said he would sign the bill, which would retroactively compensate feds when the shutdown ends.
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Local government and air travel are feeling the effects of the shutdown acutely.