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Federal workers are on Christmas Eve

Federal workers will have a long weekend for Christmas. President Donald Trump issued an executive order closing the federal government on Monday, December 24th. Officials are usually given the day off when Christmas falls on Tuesday as it does this year. President Barack Obama gave federal employees a four day weekend 2012. President George Bush did the same in 2007 and 2001. WASHINGTON – May not be a white Christmas in the DC area this year, but the federal labor force has the White House thanks for an extra day off. On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to apologize federal employees on duty on December 24. All federal offices will be closed. Under the Order: [1 9659005] "All government departments and authorities of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees apologize for service on Monday, December 24, 2018 the day before Christmas. " Managers and executive agencies may decide that certain offices and installations of their organizations or parts of them, must remain open and that some employees must sign up for service on December 24, 2018 for national security, defense or other public needs. " Last year C Hristmas Eve fell on a Sunday, so federal workers did not get a long weekend. Officials are usually given the day off when Christmas falls on Tuesday as it does this year. President Barack Obama gave federal employees a four day weekend 2012. President George Bush did the same in 2007 and 2001. In 2014,…

Federal workers will have a long weekend for Christmas. President Donald Trump issued an executive order closing the federal government on Monday, December 24th. Officials are usually given the day off when Christmas falls on Tuesday as it does this year. President Barack Obama gave federal employees a four day weekend 2012. President George Bush did the same in 2007 and 2001.

WASHINGTON – May not be a white Christmas in the DC area this year, but the federal labor force has the White House thanks for an extra day off.

On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to apologize federal employees on duty on December 24. All federal offices will be closed.

Under the Order: [1

9659005] “All government departments and authorities of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees apologize for service on Monday, December 24, 2018 the day before Christmas.

” Managers and executive agencies may decide that certain offices and installations of their organizations or parts of them, must remain open and that some employees must sign up for service on December 24, 2018 for national security, defense or other public needs. “

Last year C Hristmas Eve fell on a Sunday, so federal workers did not get a long weekend.

Officials are usually given the day off when Christmas falls on Tuesday as it does this year. President Barack Obama gave federal employees a four day weekend 2012. President George Bush did the same in 2007 and 2001.

In 2014, the day after Christmas fell on a Friday, and Obama gave federal workers the day ahead.

Trumps orders are available as federal closing vests. Democrats and Republicans have until Friday reached a financing agreement to hold a partial government shutdown.

Trump signed Tuesday that he could support his $ 5 billion demand for border financing.

Without a resolution, more than 800,000 government workers could be lifted or sent to work without pay beginning at midnight on Friday, which disturbs the government’s business days before Christmas.

An option that has circulated on Capitol Hill would be to simply approve state funding at existing levels, without an increase for the limit, as a step to kick the issue to the new congress next month. The chairman of the affairs committee, then Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Confirmed late Tuesday his office is preparing legislation to keep the government financed, probably until February. The white house’s preference was a long-term package, even though the conversation was fluent and Trump has been known to quickly change the course, a person who was familiar with the negotiations said not competent to discuss them with the name.

Associated Press contributed to this report.


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