Murkowski: Trump’s Request ‘Is Not Something So Unreasonable ... Let’s Get the Government Open’

‘We can figure these things out’

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MURKOWSKI: “I am -- I'm one who has signed on, I think, to most of the bills that are out there that would help alleviate some of what individuals and their families are seeing, whether it’s Pay Our Coast Guard Act, to end this government shutdown, the pay excepted personnel act. But, you know what? Those are simply band-aids, and quite honestly,  they’re probably nothing more than messages right now. But what I’m hearing from folks is, keep us secure, protect our borders, deal with humanitarian issues, but allow our government to function. Go to work, stop arguing about who’s winning, and let’s get the government open.”

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