WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - An official at the Office of Management and Budget said some employees who were furloughed during the government shutdown will begin receiving pay on Tuesday.
In a tweet, Margaret Weichert, the Deputy Director for Management at the OMB, said most employees will be paid by January 31.
President Donald Trump agreed to end the partial federal government shutdown Friday after more than a month. Many federal workers were furloughed or worked without pay during the shutdown.
A bipartisan committee of House and Senate lawmakers are expected to consider border spending as part of the legislative process to keep the government open past a Feb. 15 deadline for a budget agreement.
Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50."
Thanks to the hard work of talented employees at @USOPM @OMBPress @DeptofDefense #DFAS @usda #NFC @USGSA @Interior furloughed employees are getting paid in record time. Some employees will receive pay today & most employees will be paid by 1/31/19— Margaret Weichert (@Weichert45) January 29, 2019
The Associated Press contributed to this article.