'You know, back in the 1860s, they talked about working with no pay'

No. 2 House Dem likens federal employees who work during shutdown to slaves

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President Trump may as well be Jefferson Davis to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer.

The Civil War and slavery were on the Maryland Democrat’s mind this week as he spoke to federal union workers outside the AFL-CIO’s headquarters in the nation’s capital. At issue was the idea that government employees who work during the shutdown are somewhat like slaves.—MORE…



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