REPORT: FBI Agents Association demands end to shutdown

JANUARY 10, 2019

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An advocacy organization representing thousands of current and former FBI agents is calling on President Trump and Congress to fund the Justice Department, saying the partial government shutdown is threatening operations.

The FBI Agents Association on Thursday released a petition describing the shutdown as a matter of national security, urging leaders in Washington to reopen the government.

“On Friday, January 11, 2019, FBI Agents will not be paid due to the partial government shutdown, but we will continue our work protecting our nation,” the petition reads. “We urge our elected representatives to fund the Department of Justice (‘DOJ’) and the FBI because financial security is a matter of national security.”

The article goes on to state the following:

“The men and women of the FBI proudly serve this nation and are honored to protect our country and Constitution from all threats, foreign and domestic,” the petition reads. “We are confident that our leaders share this commitment to protecting our country and will find a path forward to fund the DOJ and the FBI.”

“As those on the frontlines in the fight against criminals and terrorists, we urge expediency before financial insecurity compromises national security,” it says.

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  1. Francine January 10th, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    Talk to Schumer & Pelosi to give the amount requested to protect the American citizens in this country & our President will be glad to open the Government.


  2. Sheryl January 10th, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    They don’t demand anything it is up to the democrates to open the goverment


  3. Candy January 11th, 2019 at 12:25 am

    The men and women of this country demand INTEGRITY. Help drain the swamp of the corruption before you state your demands and please start with Hillary or nobama or holder or maybe uranium or how about pallets of cash or illegal wire tapping ? The people demand the government of whom work FOR the people concentrate on keeping our country safe !


  4. Verna January 12th, 2019 at 1:02 am

    Congress needs to give trump the money he is asking for


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