A dozen unionized federal employees and union leaders, brought together by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., said the hardship is growing from the shutdown, and some spoke of cash-flow problems in the absence of a paycheck.
Congress members from the D.C. area are criticizing the executive order issued by President Donald Trump that puts a hiring freeze on much of the federal government. A Democrat called it “a mindless way to manage,” while a Republican called the move an attempt to balance the budget “on the backs of our federal workforce.”
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