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Rep. Dusty Johnson returns to Washington and faces a full agenda

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South Dakota's U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

Why would members of Congress apply their energies to a conversation about blueberries when a federal government shutdown, a national defense spending bill, and a massive infrastructure bill all await compromise?

It's complicated.

U.S. Congressman Dusty Johnson talks about his recent recess in South Dakota, what constituents told him about their major concerns, and his frustration with congressional inaction.