PBS NewsHour

Trump, Congress fail to make a shutdown deal before weekend

Clip: 01/04/2019 | 8m 19s

President Trump called a Friday meeting with congressional leaders "productive," but it doesn't seem to have moved the government shutdown closer to a conclusion. The president also said he might declare a national emergency to build a border wall if Congress won't provide the funding he seeks. Meanwhile, Americans feel the shutdown's painful impact. Judy Woodruff talks to Lisa Desjardins.

Aired: 01/04/19

Rating: NR

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