Jimmy Kimmel Puts Federal Employees to Work During Government Shutdown – Air Traffic Controller

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  • Published: 11 January 2019
  • Today is Day 20 of the government shutdown. Nearly 800,000 federal employees are working without pay. So we are putting a federal employee to work every night until the shutdown ends. Tonight, Jimmy hires air traffic controller Nathan Steinhubel to help out in our greenroom.

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    Jimmy Kimmel Puts Federal Employees to Work During Government Shutdown – Air Traffic Controller
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Comments • 221

  • Whiskey and Cigarettes
    Whiskey and Cigarettes  14 hours back

    Air traffic controllers work maybe 3 days a week, and get paid a lot of $, for their high stress job. They make 3 figures. He isn’t hurting.

    • Chris Baker
      Chris Baker  2 days back

      I don't get why air traffic controllers and tsa agents are part government employees instead of airport employees.

      • Snoopy
        Snoopy  2 days back

        I don't understand why it's a joke when people are struggling

        • Joseph Valinski
          Joseph Valinski  3 days back

          Pretty fitting that the controller is a bartender.

          • TRUMP 2020
            TRUMP 2020  3 days back

            Democrats PAID PROTESTERS

            • Archie Bunker
              Archie Bunker  3 days back

              Schumer shutdown

              • Tu Rorro
                Tu Rorro  3 days back

                At first I thought it was Rick from "THE WALKING DEAD" 😂

                • Tasyaus Norseman
                  Tasyaus Norseman  3 days back

                  If the government is shut down, do we still have to pay federal student loans monthly? 🤣

                  • Benjamin Donaldson
                    Benjamin Donaldson  4 days back

                    Virtue signaling alive and well

                    • David Porter
                      David Porter  4 days back

                      Awesome

                      • Rockets Raccoons
                        Rockets Raccoons  4 days back

                        Stop the Government shutdown immediately!!!!!!!!

                        • Sorra Jade
                          Sorra Jade  4 days back

                          Thank you for doing this and calling light to the people who are truly suffering from this shut down.

                          • Charlotte Cannon
                            Charlotte Cannon  4 days back

                            Im against the shut down. My question is. It is illegal to not pay employees. So. Why arn't these federal employees applying for unemployment benefits?

                            • atltuber4jesus
                              atltuber4jesus  3 days back

                              Charlotte Cannon if they are working they do not qualify for benefits.

                          • Mrs Recendez
                            Mrs Recendez  5 days back

                            Thank you for being kind ..

                            • Saran Saran
                              Saran Saran  5 days back

                              Why people laugh even before he says something 🤔

                              • Freddy E.Carhuas
                                Freddy E.Carhuas  5 days back

                                God dammit I want my federal tax return so I can go drinking

                                • HansCent
                                  HansCent  5 days back

                                  I heard about this via another YouTube vid, great job Kimmel!

                                  • Sam Obama
                                    Sam Obama  5 days back

                                    Tell your illegal sidekick to go home and overthrow his government and we will make it great again 🇺🇸

                                    • Jerome FitzRoy
                                      Jerome FitzRoy  5 days back

                                      He’s too hot for that job

                                      • Joshua Frieze
                                        Joshua Frieze  5 days back

                                        Good they don’t need to get paid the stuff people. Just build the wall

                                        • cindy o
                                          cindy o  5 days back

                                          Shameful how American workers are not getting paid but the rich get all the tax cuts. Trump is a national emergency.

                                          • Sara Monte
                                            Sara Monte  5 days back

                                            I inspect meat & poultry. I'm a cook by trade....maybe I can cook for you?? :)

                                            • Susie English
                                              Susie English  5 days back

                                              Nice manners

                                              • Michael Devine
                                                Michael Devine  5 days back

                                                Times they are a changin these guys went on strike in the eighties, Because the government wouldn't negotiate, and Reagan fired them all, Also had an airport named after him ,now they go without pay because of our president

                                                • De Santa
                                                  De Santa  5 days back

                                                  I never know rick grimes works as a federal worker

                                                  • gn lilu
                                                    gn lilu  5 days back

                                                    Loving Jimmy more everyday! ❤️🥰 Thank you for bringing reality about the idiot president and also humor. I hope these federal employees get pay soon! 😇

                                                    • dennis bryan
                                                      dennis bryan  5 days back

                                                      A prison guard and firefighter are not federal employees

                                                      • Ted Davis
                                                        Ted Davis  5 days back

                                                        They both receive funding through the feds. So there's that

                                                      • dennis bryan
                                                        dennis bryan  5 days back

                                                        +SuperHorseman22 firefighters are City/ County and prison guards are state unless they work for a federal penitentiary
                                                        They do have some Federal firefighters too.

                                                      • SuperHorseman22
                                                        SuperHorseman22  5 days back

                                                        yes they are

                                                    • Cat96
                                                      Cat96  5 days back

                                                      But...are you paying these ppl with real money?

                                                      • M DR
                                                        M DR  5 days back

                                                        That air traffic controller is hot

                                                        • Abdullah Alshli
                                                          Abdullah Alshli  5 days back

                                                          The ATC guy looks like the bad guy from home alone

                                                          • west side
                                                            west side  5 days back

                                                            3:00 hot chick rite there !! Fire under that dress 🔥🔥🔥

                                                            • Eileen D
                                                              Eileen D  6 days back

                                                              *How is this funny? Sincerely, A Federal Employee WITHOUT a Direct Deposit*

                                                              • CHOPPERGIRL's AIRWAR
                                                                CHOPPERGIRL's AIRWAR  6 days back

                                                                The US government is completely bankrupt - I declare it insolvent and defunct. Your IOU dollars aren't worth the paper they are printed on. Nothing backs them up at all. Nothing but pallets of fake gold painted bricks left in Fort Knox. The gig is up.

                                                                • Strato Sphere
                                                                  Strato Sphere  6 days back

                                                                  Jimmy Kimmel doesn't like Trump. We got it.

                                                                  • They call me Alf
                                                                    They call me Alf  6 days back

                                                                    Jimmy "pandering" Kimmel

                                                                    • What Sup
                                                                      What Sup  6 days back

                                                                      I wana request to buzz the tower 👍

                                                                      • James Edington
                                                                        James Edington  6 days back

                                                                        Aren't firefighters paid by their local governments?

                                                                        • Adarsh Kurup
                                                                          Adarsh Kurup  6 days back

                                                                          Half of Guillermo's job is saying "That's right Jimmy" 😄😄😄

                                                                        • fisher king
                                                                          fisher king  6 days back

                                                                          Does anybody know amy other country where this happens???

                                                                          • Sam Day
                                                                            Sam Day  6 days back

                                                                            8000 people not getting paid because of the American President! How is this “making America great”?! How is this even legal?

                                                                            • FriendlyRambler
                                                                              FriendlyRambler  3 days back

                                                                              Actually it's 800,000 people not getting paid!

                                                                          • liberals take conservatives make

                                                                            I work for the government and I could care less. Build the wall Its way more important

                                                                            • Bee Bee
                                                                              Bee Bee  6 days back

                                                                              I work for the gov't, I have no other choice but to open a Federal Whore House where we will do you and your taxes. 😂😂😂😂😂have to laugh to keep from crying.

                                                                              • deleted account
                                                                                deleted account  6 days back

                                                                                Jimmy has never had such good coke now!

                                                                                • Paul Henderson
                                                                                  Paul Henderson  6 days back

                                                                                  Jimmy Kimmel is a liberal supremist (liberal supremists think that their party and views are the best and should be propogated everywhere)who smears Trump for the corporate globalist agenda.

                                                                                  • Przemo 00117
                                                                                    Przemo 00117  6 days back

                                                                                    Get your Jimmy, Joanna Kulig Polishactress. Please

                                                                                    • Eltern10
                                                                                      Eltern10  6 days back

                                                                                      Ohhhh those poor air traffic controllers....do you even know how overpaid those people are!??!

                                                                                      • Mary Rose Kent
                                                                                        Mary Rose Kent  6 days back

                                                                                        Eltern10
                                                                                        You mean the people who keep the planes from crashing into each other? Unless they’re being paid more than a quarter of a million a year, I’m thrilled that they’re making what they make. I’ve been in a boat that could have capsized easily (but somehow didn’t), I was in a car accident last month, but I’ve never even been made nervous when taking off from or arriving at an airport.

                                                                                    • Quentin Gartside
                                                                                      Quentin Gartside  6 days back

                                                                                      He’s really into our president, seems to know a lot about him and can’t stop himself from speaking about him.

                                                                                      • blurry face
                                                                                        blurry face  6 days back

                                                                                        It's funny because it's been over 20 days since governemt employees have got paid and yet no one cares enough to raise their voice. You westerners really confuse me..

                                                                                        • Eileen D
                                                                                          Eileen D  5 days back

                                                                                          +Prince Mwamba I blame Democrats bc I'm in an ultra ultra liberal city which is being destroyed by the Left. You're right though, Rino "Republicans" and Trump dragging his feet first time aee to blame. Now it's Nancy Pelosi.

                                                                                        • Prince Mwamba
                                                                                          Prince Mwamba  5 days back

                                                                                          +Eileen D how do you blame Democrats the man literally said he will get the Mexicans to pay for the wall but now we gotta pay for it

                                                                                        • Jaybird J
                                                                                          Jaybird J  5 days back

                                                                                          Eileen D this is the fault of republicans who didn’t get wall funding when they had the chance. You all knew very well a wall was never gonna be supported by the dems. Gop should just take the loss and move on and re-vote for the funding bill that they already passed.

                                                                                        • Eileen D
                                                                                          Eileen D  6 days back

                                                                                          I'm a federal employee. We're not allowed to strike. We sign away that right when we sign our hiring affidavit. I support the Wall. I blame those sickening Democrats.