The union that represents 44,000 US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers on Jan. 8 called on Congress and the White House to end the ongoing federal government shutdown, citing “extreme financial hardships” facing officers working without pay and “massive security risk” if they stop showing up to work. “It is completely unacceptable that the women and men who risk their lives safeguarding our airports are still required to report for work ...

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