US Shutdown Cut In Half After Pentagon Recalls 400,000 Workers: Half Of All Furloughs

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by  Ingfbruno

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It took just four days before the Federal government caved to Congress and admitted that it can’t even operate in a partial, “non-essential” shutdown. A few short hours ago Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered 400,000 furloughed Pentagon civilian employees – or about half the total defense employees – back to work. it is also roughly half of the total employees furloughed since the start of the government shutdown, which is now in its fifth day, and since both the House and the Senate are now gone until Monday afternoon, it appears the shutdown, even if now at half mast will continue for at least a week.

 

Why did Hagel decide he can get bypass orders and tell government workers they can cut their vacation short? The Hill explains:

 

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