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Ron Johnson would ‘hate to see' a national emergency

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Ron Johnson is hoping that Republicans and Democrats can work together to pay essential federal workers during the shutdown and avoid President Donald Trump declaring a state of national emergency in order to fund a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Johnson told CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday morning that the best solution to the shutdown would be to pass his shutdown fairness act, which he announced on Friday alongside Sen. Susan Collins , to “pay those individuals being forced to work because they are essential.” “I've got a piece of legislation and about five co-sponsors...
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