US government shutdown likely to be longest in country’s history

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The U.S. government shutdown, is now on track to become the longest in history. Friday marked Day 21.

It’s also the first week that hundreds of thousands of government workers were not paid. The impasse is over President Trump’s demand for a border wall.

But Trump now says he may not declare a national emergency to build the wall. At least not ‘right now.’

CGTN’s Jim Spellman has more from the White House.

Calvin Dark gives his take on the US government shutdown

For more insight into the shutdown, CGTN’s Mike Walter spoke with Calvin Dark, president of RC Communications.