PBS NewsHour

Shutdown's repercussions will be felt for 'years to come'

Clip: 02/18/2019 | 7m 20s

Although a second government shutdown has been averted, Yamiche Alcindor reports that repercussions from the one that ended in January are still being felt -- and they extend far beyond federal employees. She also talks to the Partnership for Public Service's Max Stier about the shutdown's long-lasting effects and how they could make federal hiring more difficult.

Aired: 02/18/19

Rating: NR

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