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Day Number Two Of The Government Shutdown

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 10/2/2013

People work up Tuesday to the start of the second day of a government shutdown. And there's no indication of progress to stop it on Capitol Hill. Brianna Keilar reports. The impasses in Congress is no closer to being resolved today. "The motion to table is agreed to." With nearly 800,000 federal employeess off their jobs for a second day, President Obama is blaming Tea Party Republicans for shutting down the government over their objections to Obamacare. "They demand ransom just for doing their job," said President Obama. He's urging Congress to act. "Allow the public servants who have been sent home to return to work," he said. Tuesday night, House Republicans tried to fund the government piecemeal, starting with veterans, national parks and the city of Washington, D.C. "We're ready to talk," says Republican Rep. Phil Gingrey of Georgia. "And they have rejected that. And we have to send it back, every day." The first attempt failed, most Democrats voting no. "This is a waste of time," said Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. "It's not going any place." What's worse? We're about to hit the debt ceiling. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew again warned Congress that if it doesn't raise the United States' ability to pay its debts, it will default October 17. GOP leaders say blame Democrats for refusing to sit down and negotiate. "My goodness, they won't even sit down and have a discussion," says Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. President Obama said that his signature program isn't up for discussion. "The Affordable Care Act is still open for business and it is here to stay," President Obama said. Frustrated taxpayers made sure their voices were heard too. "You might want to tell Harry Reid to end the shutdown," said one protester. "I'm tirred of a Congress that can't run this country. You guys are worthless."
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