U.S. Government takes vacation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On October 1 the U.S. government shut down.  Kind of.  Congress failed to pass a spending bill for the fiscal year, which means non-essential government workers are getting an unpaid, unplanned vacation.  Unless you’re a member of Congress or the President, in which case you are still being paid while ensuring nobody else is being paid because of a work stoppage.  Mooseclean’s sent reporters out to hear how the average American is affected.


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