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Schiff Statement on a Looming Government Shutdown


Location: Washington, DC

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement on the looming government shutdown:

"It is irresponsible to continue running the government in one- or two-week increments, but allowing the government to shut down would be even more irresponsible, counterproductive to our economic recovery, and detrimental to our long-term fiscal standing. An independent, non-partisan analysis indicated that a government shutdown could cost $8 billion per week -- a price we simply cannot afford. Now is not the time to let partisan politics get in the way of providing essential government services."

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