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Some of the government's parts and facilities -- some of the effects are ready Molly Henneberg.
As live the national air and space museum what is your -- look like today Molly good morning.
Good morning bill.
The air and space museum as one of the most heavily visited sites in Washington each year about nine million visitors each year but today.
It's closed until further notice.
As are most federal museum's national parks and government agencies that are funded by the government anything that's not related to.
National security or public safety unless -- has an independent or private or alternate method of funding it is closed or will be closing.
When air and space employees said his colleagues are trying to encourage one another.
They don't know what's gonna happen we don't know what's happened and we don't but I tell -- look at them.
Because we won't be all right.
About 350 national park about 350 national parks will be closed today and there was a question about.
What -- but what happened at the Grand Canyon because you remember -- -- mid 1990s and the government shut down the state of Arizona stepped -- -- the south rim of the Grand Canyon open for tourists.
But times are tough now state budgets are tight and the state of Arizona will be not be stepping in this year in the Grand Canyon as well -- be closing.
Okay now -- this talk about people what's happening with the federal employees today -- About 800000.
Federal employees at 800000 have the two point one million federal employees.
We'll be sent home today they'll show up for work they'll secure their files work for about four hours and then I'll head home.
-- even those federal employees who are still working today at least still working for now say this is hitting their family and friends.
Have a mortgage and have a child.
We just -- school we have.
-- care expenses.
We just bought a new.
Did the budget has gone.
-- and -- and militant known really.
Has an end in sight for capping the amount of government spending.
Especially the issue about funding essential workers people are staying on the job will not get paid for now although in the government's funded again they may get back -- Those nonessential workers who are being sent home today.
That's the big question they may or may not get paid our rent Molly thank you Molly Henneberg -- in our nation's capital take the pulse -- Martha.
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