President Says Shutdown Will 'Throw Wrench' Into Economy

President Says Shutdown Will 'Throw Wrench' Into Economy

September 30, 2013 Updated Sep 30, 2013 at 5:12 PM CDT

President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers.

Watch the video below to hear more of the President's remarks.