Clyburn Statement on Deal to Temporarily Open the Government

Jan 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the deal to reopen the government:

“Today the American people’s and federal workers’ prayers are answered. I am pleased an agreement has been reached that will reopen the government. As a South Carolinian, I adhere to our state’s motto ‘while I breathe, I hope.’ I am very hopeful that Congress will use the time provided by this plan to find common ground on a path forward.”