26 Apr 2017

White House scrambles to avoid shutdown

From Morning Report, 8:16 am on 26 April 2017

The White House is facing a Saturday deadline for Congress to pass a funding bill and avoid a federal government shutdown. If there is a shutdown, it will coincide with the end of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. And that, says our correspondent in Washington, would be embarrassing for the president.