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‘It’s a sign somebody cares’: Federal workers in Washington line up around the block for a free meal as shutdown extends to day 35

Restaurateur and chef José Andrés opened a pop-up restaurant in Washington, DC to distribute free meals to federal workers affected by the record-long partial government shutdown. Members of Congress have volunteered to distribute food at the restaurant, which has given nearly 38,000 meals since the shutdown began. The 800,000 furloughed […]
‘It’s a sign somebody cares’: Federal workers in Washington line up around the block for a free meal as shutdown extends to day 35