PBS NewsHour

2 cities illustrate shutdown's profound national impact

Clip: 01/17/2019 | 8m 40s Video has closed captioning.

While lawmakers in Washington, D.C., battle over whether to reopen the government, the ripple effects of the shutdown are extending far beyond the Beltway. Two mayors, Republican David Holt from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Democrat Michael Passero of New London, Connecticut, tell Judy Woodruff how the stalemate is affecting their cities' federal workers and even their populations as a whole.

Aired: 01/17/19

Rating: NR

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