Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal workers received pay stubs Friday with nothing but zeroes on them as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills.All told, an estimated 800,000 government employees missed their paychecks for first time since the shutdown began three weeks ago.Fuming employees posted pictures of the $0 pay stubs on Twitter and vented their frustration as the standoff entered its 21st day. This weekend, it will become the longest shutdown in U.S. history.Some Democratic lawmakers seized on the empty pay stubs as a way to renew criticism of President Donald Trump, who triggered the shutdown over his demands for funding for a border wall.Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia tweeted: "It...

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Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

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