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Rep. Anthony Brown: ‘My plea to the President - open up government’

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NBC News' Ayman Mohyeldin talks to Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., regarding the government shutdown and its potential impact. "It’s my hope and my plea to the President – open up government, put federal government workers back on the job, pay federal contractors and don’t do the harm to the economy that would ensue if you don’t,” said Brown.