Fact-checking Democrats on the shutdown's effects on food safety, hurricane prep

The pressure to resolve the country’s longest government shutdown grows as more average people begin to notice the impact. The Trump administration has tried to delay that moment. IRS workers are processing tax refunds without pay. The Agriculture Department has dipped into funds to keep food stamp money flowing, at least for a few more weeks. Meanwhile, Democrats have been busy highlighting everything the government is not doing. They’ve said food inspections have stopped, airports are less safe and government computers are more vulnerable to hackers. We checked out a handful of their claims. We found some cause for concern, and … >>More