Washington Week

Congress and President Obama barrel toward 2013 shutdown

Clip: Season 2017 | 6m 22s

As President Trump and the congressional Republicans try to avoid shutdown, what lessons could be learned from the 2013 shutdown that happened on President Obama's watch? In 2013, it was Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) who was making funding demands, but it seems to be President Trump who has requests this time around. As Gloria Borger said in 2013, "At some point, people expect the president to lead."

Aired: 04/26/17

Rating: NR

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