SAN ANTONIO — With no end in sight to the federal government shutdown, a group of out-of-work federal employees in
Angry federal workers at Port San Antonio, a decommissioned Air Force Base, say they're fed up being government pawns.
“We just came off our sequester in mid-September and we got the sucker punch of being sent home again Tuesday. All we want is the senator to do his job,” said Elsa Martinez, an employee with the Air Force Reserve.
They presented his office with a notice stating Cruz should be furloughed indefinitely. Cruz has said Sen. Harry Reid and the Democrats as responsible for the shutdown. Meanwhile, many Texans have supported Cruz for his effort to stall the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.