Most of them are not rich. And so, as long as they're out of work, they will need to cut back on spending. And that could significantly stall our economy, which is already recovering too slowly.
Furthermore, national parks and other federally owned attractions are shutting down, which will take a toll on the tourism industry.
The combined effects could be devastating to the economy and to so many American families.
But the House Republicans don't care. They have theirs.