Feds on the street are talking about furloughs

Federal workers are feeling the heat and speaking out as a possible government shutdown looms closer and closer.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, some feds at Federal Triangle said they would treat the shutdown as a vacation.

“Looking forward to it,” said one woman. ” I need a break.”

“Since you’re not going to pay me next week, I’ve already planned other things I’m going to do,” said one man. “I’m going take my computer to get fixed.”

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But one woman said she needs the money. “I live paycheck to paycheck,” she said.


A friend with her said he thought Congress would make a deal this weekend.

“They’re going to get together over this weekend and make a determination because there’s too much going on that really affect this nation if we shut down as a government,” he said.

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