How the shutdown is affecting the safety of air travel
Clip: 01/11/2019 | 4m 57s
The government shutdown has affected air travel by forcing airport security and air traffic controllers to work without pay and eliminating some routine safety inspections. TSA workers earn relatively low pay, so they are more likely than other federal employees to be under financial strain with no income. Amna Nawaz asks Alan Levin of Bloomberg what impact the situation has on aviation safety.
Aired: 01/11/19Video has closed captioning.
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