Lines Backing Up At Charlotte Douglas Airport As Shutdown Enters Day 24


As the government shutdown enters its 24th day, it’s starting to affect more than just national parks and tax returns.

According to CNN, hundreds of TSA workers, who are required to work without paychecks, have been calling in “sick” in increasing numbers.

Here in Charlotte, lines are starting to back up due to the call-ins;

One of the TSA checkpoints in the Houston airport even had to close due to the lack of staff;

A TSA worker in Charlotte tweeted the president directly over the weekend, asking him to change the budget structure since it is now becoming ‘very hard’ for her to buy gas to get to work during the shutdown;

What are your thoughts on the current government shutdown?