Imagine the wedding of your dreams ruined because of Congress.
That's what one couple is up against. Their wedding was set to take place this weekend at the Jefferson Memorial.
That was the site of their first date back in 2009.
But thanks to the government shutdown, the memorial is now off limits and now they're scrambling to make other plans.
"You know, we both thought about a lot of our friends are getting furloughed. There are a lot of effects. People often think of the nameless Washington bureaucrat who is getting furloughed and nobody really thinks about the average person who gets affected by a government shutdown," bride Mailien Le said.
Len said the reception venue, a local hotel restaurant, has offered to help set up the ceremony there instead.