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“I rather doubt that Congress would take punitive actions against the District of Columbia for keeping their personnel on,” Mr. Issa, whose committee would be charged with investigating the District’s actions, told the newspaper.
Note: An earlier version of this report cited an outdated figure for the amount of money in the city’s contingency cash reserve fund. The error has been corrected.
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