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Jimmy Kimmel Hires Government Workers Affected By The Shutdown

An unlikely hero..

Parts of the federal government shut down December 22 after Congress and the White House failed to reach a spending deal. Today (1/9) marks day 18 of the government shutdown, which is now the second longest of all time. The shutdown means thousands of federal employees are not receiving pay, but Jimmy Kimmel is here to help.

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel has pledged to give one federal worker a job on his talk show every day until the partial government shutdown ends.

Munoz said he received his last paycheck last week, and is required to keep working without pay SO Kimmel gave Kostelnik the job of playing the tambourine with his show's band.