25 Jan 2019

US govt shutdown hits day 34

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 25 January 2019

It's been over a month since the US government shutdown began, making it the longest in history. Many of the roughly 800,000 affected federal workers affected nationwide are turning to charity, some for the first time, to help make ends meet. The Capital Area Food Bank - operating in Washington DC - has seen a 20 percent increase in demand for meals. From Washington, our correspondent Harry Horton reports.