Punishing Workers for Political Stalemate
To the Editor:
Re ''Trump Digs In, Dimming Hope of a Budget Deal'' (front page, Dec. 31) and ''Trump Orders Pay Freeze for Federal Civilian Staff'' (news article, Dec. 30):
There is near certainty that all federal workers will receive their back pay, as they have in every other recent government shutdown. A bipartisan bill in the House will receive immediate action when Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes control in a few days, and the Senate has already unanimously passed such a bill and ...