Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that no member of Congress should be paid while parts of the government remain shut down.
The comments, via tweet, come as hundreds of thousands of federal workers have either been furloughed or forced to work without pay as the shutdown enters its 13th day.
“Today the new Congress takes office. No member should get paid while the government is shut down and border security is not funded. #DoYourJob ,” Haley, who also served as South Carolina governor, tweeted.
Approximately 25 percent of the government shut down on Dec. 22, including the Department of Homeland Security. Many employees that have been deemed essential are working without pay.
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