Trump Would Be ‘Proud To Shutdown The Government’

Donald Trump is responsible for a government shutdown. Trump said yesterday he would be “proud to shut down the government.”

The Trump Shutdown could hurt the economy, and would force hundreds of thousands of federal employees to work without pay or be furloughed right before the holidays.

Here’s some of what Trump would be “proud” of:

  • An estimated 400,000 federal employees would work without pay.

  • An estimated 350,000 federal employees would be furloughed.

  • At the Department of Housing and Human Development,an estimated 87 percent of the agency’s 7,800 employees would be sent home.

  • Tens of thousands of border patrol officers, Secret Service agents and airport-security officers would work without pay.

  • Employees at the Treasury Department and the Environmental Protection Agency would be furloughed.