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Rhetoric, disputes persist in longest-ever shutdown

Clip: 01/12/2019 | 4m 1s Video has closed captioning.

With talks breaking down and no sign of compromise, the partial government shutdown became the longest in U.S. history on Saturday, at 22 days. President Trump continued to blame Democrats for a “massive humanitarian crisis” at the border and Democrats remained opposed to the idea that a wall is needed. Washington Post’s David Nakamura joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

Aired: 01/12/19

Rating: NR

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