Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says business leaders are “very worried” about a government shutdown (CBS News)

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    Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says business leaders are “very worried” about a government shutdown – By Sophia Barkoff (CBS News) / Aept 3, 2023

    Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said this weekend that U.S. business leaders are “very worried” about a partial federal government shutdown if Congress cannot pass a short-term funding measure ahead of an Oct. 1 deadline.

    “They are, I think, in some cases, frustrated that this is how government operates,” Raimondo said in an interview that aired Sunday on “Face the Nation.”

    The White House has asked Congress to pass a short-term spending bill to avoid a partial shutdown on Oct. 1. Raimondo said she hopes there will be a “speedy resolution” to the situation.

    “It’s a challenge for the economy and (has) the potential to set us back,” she continued

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