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Is the shutdown hurting efforts to release Paul Whelan in Russia?

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Russian state media says American diplomatic officials have now been given access to Paul Whelan. Chris Jansing is joined by former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Wendy Sherman and NBC National Security and Intelligence Reporter Ken Dilanian to discuss what officials might find out and if the partial government shutdown is hurting efforts to get him released.