Global Politics

US government faces shutdown

If the US government shuts down, about 800,000 federal workers (out of 4.4 million) would be furloughed. This would include Foreign Service workers stationed here and overseas. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Susan Johnson, the president of AFSA, about the possible impact of the shutdown on foreign service workers.

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