PBS NewsHour

White House involvement complicates government shutdown

Clip: 01/20/2018 | 5m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

For the second time since 2013, Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a deal that would keep much of the government open. A late-night meeting between President Trump and Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer fell short of an agreement on a stopgap measure that would keep the government running as both parties continued the debate Saturday. NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 01/20/18

Rating: NR

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