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Rep. Lujan Issues Statement on Temporary Reopening of Federal Government

Jan 25, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-New Mexico, issued the following statement on the temporary reopening of the federal government after 35 days of the Trump administration shutdown:

"What is most important is that federal workers are going to get paid, services will resume, and local projects can proceed.

"There was no reason for the American people to suffer for 35 days.

"To be clear, the President could have accepted a bipartisan, clean Continuing Resolution to prevent a government shutd...