Obama’s Message to Troops Regarding Shutdown

President Barack Obama has issued a message to the troops regarding the government's shutdown—which went into effect at midnight on Oct. 1.

President Barack Obama has issued a message to the troops regarding the government’s shutdown—which went into effect at midnight on Oct. 1.

“Every time, you’ve met your responsibilities and performed with extraordinary professionalism, skill and courage,” Obama said in the video. “Unfortunately, Congress has not fulfilled its responsibility. It has failed to pass a budget and, as a result, much of our government must now shut down until Congress funds it again.”

Read more at http://swampland.time.com/2013/10/01/obama-releases-message-to-military-as-shutdown-begins/#ixzz2gTXr7mie.

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