Kids play at the National Mall in Washington DC as the partial government shutdown becomes the longest in US history. Photo: Reuters

Shutdown takes bite out of US economy as Trump orders thousands back to work without pay

  • White House estimated the shutdown would cost the economy 0.13 percentage point in growth every two weeks that employees were without pay
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Kids play at the National Mall in Washington DC as the partial government shutdown becomes the longest in US history. Photo: Reuters
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