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Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

 

January 13, 2019



WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they'll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month.

But if you're a sportsman looking to hunt game, a gas company planning to drill offshore or a taxpayer awaiting your refund , you're in luck: This shutdown won't affect your plans.

All administrations get some leeway to choose which services to freeze and which to...



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