Government shutdown's impact on Americans

What may happen if the shutdown goes longer?
2:33 | 01/21/18

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They shut down already having an impact as we said visitors toward the way from the statue of liberty limited staffing at national parks across the country. Even the I arrests of feeling the effects. And if there's no agreement by Monday what will happen with services like Social Security ABC's Stephanie Ramos with that part of the story. The statue of liberty. America's iconic symbol of freedom inaccessible. To stress shading coming just to be like Tony can't go especially FDI UK. Tourists in New York showing up to find locked summon gates and greeted by this sign. In Philadelphia these people lined up to see the liberty bell rule window. Even though the trump administration said they tried to keep national parks open several closed today due to limited staffing caused by the shut down. Nearly 800000. Civilian federal employees throughout the government won't get Haiti. Federal workers got notices from the various agencies as to whether they were. Exempt or furloughed employees. The effects vary across the government but it is costly. The last shut down in 2013 costly US economy one point five billion dollars a day. Amato a lease spent six years in the military and now works for the Social Security Administration. Wiley agency will continue to send checks during the shut down he says he's outraged and worried he too may be furloughed. There are our debt. Rating. Process. It will should no longer. The terrorist Abu sir. The IRS expecting to furlough half its workforce just does the agency begins to implement the new tax overhaul. At the USDA. Food stands are still available but could run out of money. As for food inspections of processed and imported food conducted by the FDA that would be suspended. And here's what stays the same the US Postal Service will still deliver mail air traffic controllers will keep directing flight. It's as Stephanie Ramos joins us tonight from inside the capital seven we know military operations will continue around the world with service members. No doubt are affected by this in some way. Absolutely Tom stern service members will get paid eventually but that doesn't help them right now. I can tell you of a number of reservists who showed up for their one week and a month duty this morning and were turned away and soldiers deployed overseas they won't be watching any NFL games this weekend the armed forces network. Forced to go dark. Com Stephanie Ramos for us tonight Stephanie take you.

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