Time is running out for US lawmakers to make a deal to avoid a government shutdown. Congress faces a deadline of midnight Saturday to pass a budget, before two million federal employees are placed on unpaid leave – and some are forced to work without pay. Republican house leader Kevin McCarthy still says there’s time, but a shutdown is looking more likely with every passing minute. Meanwhile, an impeachment inquiry into US President Joe Biden has held its first hearing. Loughlin Patrick reports.
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