While Congress is stuck in gridlock over the government shutdown, furloughed workers continue to face the grim reality of getting by without paychecks, a reality that is hitting disabled, furloughed workers particularly hard.
Kings Floyd, a federal worker with muscular dystrophy, told ABC News’ “The Briefing Room” that the lack of a paycheck not only impacts her, but also the five women in the D.C. community who serve as her personal care attendants (PCAs).
Floyd is already scrambling to make ends meet.
She said that she's been forced to tell her PCAs that “I’m sorry I can’t pay you because the whole government has decided to shutdown.”
Watch the video above for the full segment.