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Federal Government Shutdown Costs 0.13 Points Of GDP Growth A Week

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President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisors said Jan. 15 that the partial shutdown of the federal government is costing the U.S economy 0.13 percentage points of quarterly economic growth per week. The shutdown, now in its fourth week, has thus already cost more than half a point of real gross domestic product growth in the…

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