US shutdown: 'I'm thoroughly disgusted'
1 October 2013 Last updated at 09:17 BST
Members of the public talk about their annoyance that a deal was not agreed instead of the partial shutdown of the US government.
A midnight deadline to approve a budget passed without agreement despite a last-gasp appeal by President Barack Obama.
More than 700,000 US government workers face unpaid leave with no guarantee of back pay once the deadlock is over.