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Tester blasts shutdown; Daines proposes bill cutting lawmaker pay until gov’t reopens

Posted: 8:30 PM, Jan 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-10 22:30:48-05

WASHINGTON, D.C.-  U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., scorched lawmakers on the Senate floor Thursday, demanding a resolution to what may end up the long government shutdown in U.S. history.

Meanwhile, Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced he’s proposing a bill that would not allow lawmakers to received paycheck while the government is shut down.

Watch the video above to see Montana’s two senators’ responses to the shutdown.