PBS NewsHour

New Congress takes office on 'extraordinary' day in D.C.

Clip: 01/03/2019 | 8m 30s Video has closed captioning.

On the first day of the new Congress and 13th of the partial government shutdown, political posturing distracted from progress on policy. Newly elected Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., promised bipartisanship, while President Trump reiterated his belief that a border wall would keep Americans safer. For more on Washington's big day, Judy Woodruff is joined by Lisa Desjardins.

Aired: 01/03/19

Rating: NR

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