|The speaker, a 63-year-old Ohio Republican, is trying to unite Republicans around a plan to reopen the government, raise the debt ceiling and achieve as many of the party’s priorities as they can. The shutdown is in its fourth day. |
Lockheed to furlough 3,000 workers due to U.S. shutdown
(Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said about 3,000 employees would be furloughed on Monday due to the U.S. shutdown.
The company said the number of employees was expected to increase every week if the shutdown continued.
Lockheed said the furloughed employees include those who work at government facilities that have closed and those whose work requires a government inspection that cannot be completed.