IMF director Lagarde: Congress made mistake by not voting for IMF changes as part of Ukraine Aid

BY Justin Scuiletti  April 2, 2014 at 5:35 PM EDT

Providing financial stability to countries around the world is a powerful tool for the U.S. in international relations, says IMF head Christine Lagarde. The U.S. Congress missed an opportunity to build a more stable, more solid institution by limiting IMF reforms, when it passed a bill supplying $1 billion in aid for Ukraine last week.

Watch Judy’s full interview with Lagarde tonight on the PBS NewsHour. Find us on your local PBS Station and live online at 6 p.m. ET.