The flight attendants union leader urged United to drop the probe because the GOP senator is a "public servant who has lied too many times."
The new president has already undone some of Donald Trump's efforts to undermine unions and job security.
If the White House wants to push federal workers out of public service, this is one way to do it.
“Government workers, through no fault of their own, can’t afford to put diapers on their newborns,” said GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon.
White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said some furloughed workers didn't have to use their vacation days over the holidays.
The partial government shutdown is the second-longest in history, with no end in sight.
It turns out it's tough to give teachers raises when you slash taxes for a decade.
Workers across the state continued the strike after a tentative deal floundered. Now their solidarity will be tested.
It's not really about the money. It's about keeping teachers in their home state.
It could cost unions millions of members -- but also force them to adapt and innovate.