Even those outside the US are worried about the government shutdown
It's not just Americans that are concerned about the U.S. government defaulting on its debt. The rest of the world is worried, too.
At this moment, lawmakers in Washington are reportedly close to making a deal to end the government shutdown.
At issue for the congressional Republicans at the center of this battle, is their determination to de-fund the Affordable Care Act. If no agreement is reached, the country will tomorrow default on $11 billion in debt, possibly sending the country and the world into economic chaos.
In today's New York Times, reporter Damien Cave took a global view on the crisis. He joins the show from Mexico City with more.