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Thune says GOP 'open' to shutdown back pay for contractors

Clip: 02/13/2019 | 7m 30s Video has closed captioning.

While a tentative bipartisan agreement exists to fund the government and avoid a second shutdown, more work must be accomplished quickly to meet Friday's deadline. Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., talks to Judy Woodruff about the outlook for President Trump to sign the bill if it passes and whether Republicans would support back pay for federal contractors affected by the shutdown.

Aired: 02/13/19

Rating: NR

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