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Government Shutdown / Past Shutdowns #1120065

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 19, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) AN update on the impending government shutdown noted.

(New York: Randi Kate) The background to the 16-day shutdown in October of 2013 revisited; scenes shown of veterans protesting the memorial shutdown in Washington, DC.; details given about the eventual passage by Republican Representative John Boehner† with Boehner quoted. [President OBAMA - says we will reopen our government immediately.] Two prior shutdowns in 1995 & in 1978 under President Jimmy Carter recalled. [President CLINTON, Newt GINGRICH - speak about the shutdown.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's Dana Bash & Gloria Borger about a government shutdown. [BASH, BORGER - offer views on politics of 2013 & 2018, the impact of shutdowns on federal workers like the CDC, passports etc., for whom the shutdowns in the past worked well.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kate, Randi

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