WATCH LIVE: Obama Delivers Statement On First Day Of Shutdown

President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a statement Tuesday in the Rose Garden, hours after an impasse between Republicans and Democrats led to the first government shutdown since 1996. Obama is expected to deliver the statement at 12:25 p.m. ET. Watch live here:

 

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