[VIDEO] Isakson Urges Colleagues to Enter Negotiations to End Shutdown

WASHINGTON – After two failed procedural votes that would have taken crucial steps to reopen the government and provide furloughed government employees with immediate back pay, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today spoke on the Senate floor to express his disappointment in the Senate’s inability to negotiate in good faith a deal to reopen the unfunded portions of the federal government while making needed improvements to border security.

Isakson's floor remarks: