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The House on Friday cleared a bill that would ensure back pay for federal workers missing paychecks as a result of the partial government shutdown, as well as guarantee payment for employees affected by any future closures.
The measure passed with broad bipartisan support, 411-7. All seven votes against the bill came from Republicans.
“On the first day that some of our federal employees will miss their paycheck, Congress is saying and guaranteeing that workers will be paid not only for this shutdown, but God forbid if we have any future ones, that their pay will be guaranteed,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi(D-Calif.) said Friday.
President Trump has indicated he would sign the bill, which the Senate passed unanimously on Thursday.
The House has just approved a bill that would ensure back pay for the federal workers missing paychecks due to the shutdown.
The measure passed 411-7. All seven ‘no’ votes came from Republicans. https://t.co/QNg0Ur5UFC
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 11, 2019
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