Congressman Rodney Davis visits CIRA employees impacted by shutdown

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Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) was in the Twin Cities Monday afternoon speaking with TSA workers impacted by the government shutdown that recently ended.

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. have 11 days to pass a spending bill and if it isn’t passed, the government will shutdown again. Davis credited employees at the airport who continued to work during the closing.

He said he wants to come to a resolution, but it will take bipartisanship for a bill to pass.

“It’s imperative that the message gets out,” Davis said. “We need both sides to sit down and frankly, I’ve seen the White House. I’ve talked with the president, the vice president. I’ve never seen them more humble and willing to at least entertain offers from the other side.”

President Donald Trump has made it clear a bill will not pass without funding for a border wall.

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