Twisted Trompo in Dallas will be selling $1 tacos to federal employees during the partial government shutdown. 

Twisted Trompo in Dallas will be selling $1 tacos to federal employees during the partial government shutdown. 

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As long as the partial government shutdown persists, Twisted Trompo says it will sell cheap tacos to federal employees in downtown Dallas.

The newish restaurant, which opened in September 2018, is selling $1 Mother Flaming Tacos "all day, every day, until the M.F. shutdown ends," according to publicist Amy Freshwater.

She's referring to the partial government shutdown, which began Dec. 22 and affects hundreds of thousands of federal employees nationwide. Dallas-area employees can't close loans, air traffic controllers are working without paychecks, and national parks have limited staffs. Dallas Morning News reporter Dave Tarrant chronicled the struggles many federal employees in Dallas are facing.

Twisted Trompo's $1 M.F. Tacos are made with a choice of protein and come served on corn tortillas with onions and cilantro.

Federal employees who want a cheap taco need to show federal identification to receive the $1 deal. 

When a second location of Twisted Trompo opens in Garland on Jan. 22, the restaurant plans to sell $1 tacos there, too, if the partial government shutdown continues.

Twisted Trompo is located at 1211 Commerce St., Dallas.

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