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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:16 AM

Federal workers protest shutdown outside McConnell's local office in Kentucky

Source: The Hill

Federal workers furloughed or forced to work without pay during the partial government shutdown protested outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R) office in Louisville, Ky. Thursday.

The American Federation of Government Employees' local chapter organized about 50 people to join the rally outside of McConnell’s downtown office, the Louisville Courier Journal reported.

The federal workers held signs saying “We Want to Work” and “End the Shutdown Now,” nearly three weeks after the Dec. 22 shutdown was triggered over President Trump’s demand for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

McConnell earlier Thursday blocked two House-passed funding bills to reopen the federal government.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/424855-federal-workers-protest-shutdown-outside-mcconnells-local-office-in-kentucky



Sadly, you hope there is no retaliation against them for exercising their First Amendment rights.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 08:45 AM

1. Recall past protests where the GOPers had ppl arrested for protesting outside their offices. But

they not dare do it this time as these are federal workers, those part of their domain.

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Response to iluvtennis (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 08:51 AM

2. Awesome, glad they are protesting at his office since he could put a stop to all this nonsense. nt.

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:50 AM

3. K&R

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