President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office to speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (EVAN VUCCI/AP)
President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office to speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (EVAN VUCCI/AP)

With Trump’s deal to end the shutdown, the Coast Guard is closer to getting paid again

by Claudia Grisales and Rose L. Thayer
Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday announced he would agree to a three-week temporary funding bill to end the shutdown and reopen the government, setting into motion plans to pay Coast Guard members and other federal workers again.

The move, approved by the Senate and House on Friday, would end the longest government shutdown in history, which reached its 35th day. The temporary measure, known as a continuing resolution, would fund the government until Feb. 15.

Congressional leaders said Trump could sign the measure as early as Friday, signaling that pay for federal workers could resume in the coming days.

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