PBS NewsHour

For FBI association, shutdown is a 'national security issue'

Clip: 01/22/2019 | 4m 32s Video has closed captioning.

The FBI Agents Association has released a report warning that the government shutdown, which has left thousands of agents working without pay, is reducing the organization's ability to execute critical intelligence gathering and law enforcement tasks. Thomas O’Connor, president of the association, joins Judy Woodruff to explain why agents' "financial insecurity equals a national security issue."

Aired: 01/22/19

Rating: NR

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