Government shutdown: Southern California Congress reps tweet their responses
As the reality of a federal government shutdown washed over the nation on Tuesday, here's what your local Congressional representatives and government agencies were tweeting about on their official accounts.
- — The White House (@WhiteHouse)Tue, Oct 01 2013 13:47:42
- That White House tweet was a popular phrase among lawmakers Tuesday. Here's what else they had to say on the matter:
- — Julia Brownley (@JuliaBrownley26)Tue, Oct 01 2013 16:31:12
- — Janice Hahn (@Rep_JaniceHahn)Tue, Oct 01 2013 13:58:03
- — Janice Hahn (@Rep_JaniceHahn)Tue, Oct 01 2013 15:50:48
- — Rep.Grace Napolitano (@gracenapolitano)Mon, Sep 30 2013 23:43:51If there is a shutdown, our District & DC offices will remain open, but we are hopeful that we can reach a resolution 1.usa.gov/18mcTZd
- Some were quiet on Tuesday, but made their views known Monday.
- — Sen. Barbara Boxer (@SenatorBoxer)Tue, Oct 01 2013 02:04:31Shutting down the government is a dangerous game Republicans are playing, with no winners - only losers. #GOPshutdown
- — Sen. Barbara Boxer (@SenatorBoxer)Tue, Oct 01 2013 01:58:23Republicans are obsessed with stopping the Affordable Care Act but let’s be clear: a government shutdown will not stop the ACA.
- — Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff)Tue, Oct 01 2013 02:33:37
- — Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff)Tue, Oct 01 2013 02:43:30
- Or earlier...
- — Brad Sherman (@BradSherman)Sun, Sep 29 2013 03:16:04It is manifestly unreasonable to say you’re going to shut down the government to achieve a legislative objective. youtube.com/watch?v=34GXhZ…
- — Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein)Fri, Sep 27 2013 18:36:37A government shutdown will delay military pay and hurt military families across California. #NoShutdown
- — Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein)Fri, Sep 27 2013 18:36:10A government shutdown makes no sense. It could cost the economy billions and punishes people who rely on government services. #NoShutdown
- Meanwhile, back at the office...