Congressional shutdown stalemate: don’t expect any quick end

Congressional shutdown stalemate: don’t expect any quick end

House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., rear center, look on as Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in Washington. Congress was unable to reach a midnight deadline to keep the government funded, triggering the first government shutdown in more than 17 years. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Former Washington Senator, Slade Gorton, joins John Carlson with his insight on the week-old partial government shutdown. Gorton says Sen. Ted Cruz is hurting the Republican party during this beltway drama and he expects the shutdown to conclude with Congress kicking the can down the road with some sort of agreement prior to the debt ceiling/default date of Oct. 17th.