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Partial government shutdown now all but guaranteed

Clip: 12/21/2018 | 8m 20s Video has closed captioning.

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are now expecting a partial government shutdown to take effect at midnight, after it became clear that Senate Republicans didn't have the votes to pass a funding bill the House approved. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss ongoing negotiations, the president's motives, why Democratic confidence is rising and what a shutdown would mean.

Aired: 12/21/18

Rating: NR

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