PBS NewsHour

Federal Aid to farmers held up by government shutdown

Clip: 01/04/2019 | 1m 30s Video has closed captioning.

Effects of the federal government's partial shutdown are rippling across the country. With USDA offices closed, farmers can't apply for loans or the federal aid President Trump pledged to offset losses from the trade war with China. IPO filings are delayed while the SEC is closed, and lack of trash collection has closed down the campground at Joshua Tree National Park. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 01/04/19

Rating: NR

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