Vice President Mike Pence issued a major announcement about a solution to federal workers salaries during the ongoing government shutdown.
Federal workers are beginning to protest the shutdown as it stretches into its third week. Over 800,000 federal workers are either out of work or working without pay.
Pence thanked workers for “staying focused on this mission, even in trying times”, and promised that a solution is in the works.
Pence pointed out that there is a humanitarian crisis at the border, and emphasized that a big-picture perspective is important. Democrats refuse to budge on funding further border security, and it’s beginning to take a major toll.
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