Government shutdown could affect food stamps, tax refunds

Millions of Americans who receive benefits from the country’s food-stamp program, known as SNAP, could have their assistance cut off because of the partial government shutdown. Also, the IRS has been forced to send home 90 percent of its employees ahead of its busiest season, which could delay tax refunds. Damian Paletta, an economic policy reporter for the Washington Post, joins CBSN to discuss. View at DailyMotion

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Trump may use emergency powers to pay for border wall, Pence says

Vice President Mike Pence, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other Trump administration officials briefed reporters on negotiations with Democrats over ending the partial government shutdown. A new round of budget talks over the weekend failed to result in any major progress. CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid attended the briefing and joins CBSN with more from the White House. View at DailyMotion

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Government shutdown may delay IRS from processing tax refunds

Because of the partial government shutdown, the IRS has been forced to send home 90 percent of its employees ahead of its busiest season, which could delay tax refunds. Damian Paletta, an economic policy reporter for the Washington Post, joins CBSN to discuss. View at DailyMotion

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Government shutdown may delay IRS from processing tax refunds

Because of the partial government shutdown, the IRS has been forced to send home 90 percent of its employees ahead of its busiest season, which could delay tax refunds. Damian Paletta, an economic policy reporter for the Washington Post, joins CBSN to discuss. View at DailyMotion

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Kevin Spacey appears in Massachusetts court on sex assault charge

Actor Kevin Spacey appeared in a Massachusetts courtroom to face accusations of groping an 18-year-old busboy on the island of Nantucket. The former “House of Cards” star’s lawyers pleaded not guilty on his behalf to one count of indecent assault and battery. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joined CBSN to break down the day’s events. View at DailyMotion

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Government shutdown could affect food stamps, tax refunds

Millions of Americans who receive benefits from the country’s food-stamp program, known as SNAP, could have their assistance cut off because of the partial government shutdown. Also, the IRS has been forced to send home 90 percent of its employees ahead of its busiest season, which could delay tax refunds. Damian Paletta, an economic policy reporter for the Washington Post, joins CBSN to discuss. View at DailyMotion

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