PBS NewsHour

Why this government shutdown represents a 'historic first'

Clip: 01/02/2019 | 6m 45s Video has closed captioning.

It's day 12 of the partial government shutdown. President Trump met with congressional leaders Wednesday afternoon, the day before Democrats take control of the House, to reiterate that affected government agencies would remain closed as long as it takes to deliver the border wall funding he wants. For more on the significance of this unprecedented shutdown, Judy Woodruff talks to Lisa Desjardins.

Aired: 01/02/19

Rating: NR

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