PBS NewsHour

Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned by shutdown

Clip: 01/15/2019 | 2m 40s

On Monday, President Trump said he is hesitant to declare a national emergency to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and that Congress should resolve the "simple" disagreement that's keeping the government partly closed. He also said he had rejected a proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to reopen the government temporarily. Yamiche Alcindor reports on the shutdown's latest impacts.

Aired: 01/15/19

Rating: NR

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