Hillary Clinton weighed in on the partial government shutdown Saturday, telling supporters that "Americans can't afford another day" -- as the Washington stalemate became the longest in history, eclipsing the record set in 1996 under President Bill Clinton, Hillary's husband.
She then warned "Americans can't afford another day" and urged supporters to call their senators and "demand a vote to re-open" -- focusing specifically on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
Republicans and Democrats have been unable to come to an agreement over President Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion in funding for a border wall or a barrier.
President, declare a national emergency now," he said.
Meanwhile, the pressure on Washington to strike a deal was intensifying as most furloughed workers missed a paycheck for the first time on Friday.