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OPINION: America cannot afford another shutdown

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer November 17, 2020
Regardless of the success of this or any other stimulus plan, no amount of free money can compensate for the severe fallout of home confinement. The “thin bandage” of the stimulus, writes the National Review, would be unable to prevent the economy’s partial recovery from bleeding out.

On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Partial federal government shutdown continues into its fourth week

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2019

On Dec. 22, a partial government shutdown took place when lawmakers failed to come to an agreement on President Donald Trump’s requested wall along the Mexico-United States border. The disagreement is...

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