CONGRESS IS HURTLING TOWARD A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN – AND TRUMP IS MAKING EVERYTHING WORSE – Joe Walsh

CONGRESS IS HURTLING TOWARD A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN – AND TRUMP IS MAKING EVERYTHING WORSE

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From Business Insider.

If Congress does not reach a decision by Friday to pass a bill to fund operations, there will be a partial government shutdown.

With little more than three days to go, Republicans and Democrats remain divided on several issues, including spending caps and immigration. Not helping matters is a fight over Trump’s reported inflammatory comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations that many have called racist.

Joe Walsh, former Congressman and now right-wing talk show hosted, tweeted “The media is saying that Trump’s use of the word “shithole” in a private meeting has complicated negotiations and might cause the government to be shut down. Smh. If that’s all it takes to shut the government down, than maybe the government shouldn’t be open to begin with.”

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