Atlanta City Council urges President Trump to reopen federal government

The Atlanta City Council has urged President Trump and members of Congress to immediately re-open the federal government.

Council Member Jennifer Ide introduced a resolution Tuesday during the Atlanta City Council meeting.

City leaders say not only is this having a national impact, but it is hurting Atlanta residents and their families.

The resolution states the council supports a comprehensive immigration policy.

But not at the expense of forcing essential federal employees to work without pay and others to be furloughed.