In other news, Congress has reached a deal to both fund the government beyond Friday and provide aid to families in Flint, Michigan. You can reset the government shutdown clock to 72 days. The current funding bill only funds the government through December 9th.
Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has opened its own investigation of banks, such as Wells Fargo, for "compliance failures."
Finally, the NCAA has responded in absolutely hilarious fashion to a new lawsuit filed by a USC football player over unpaid wages.
“We are currently evaluating the claim, but strongly disagree with the notion that college students participating in athletics are employees,” NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy said in an email statement. “Our experience is that these college students, like their non-athlete colleagues, are very focused on their academic endeavors. Moreover, they have a passion for their sport and a commitment to their teammates that can’t be equated to punching a time clock.”
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