With the current Republican-controlled House, Republican-controlled Senate, and a Republican President, if there will be a government shut down today, it will truly be a Republican Shutdown. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks from the Senate floor ahead of the looming partial government shutdown, just an hour ago, in the video “Schumer to Trump: You will not get your wall, abandon your shutdown strategy“, below:
Congress has a midnight deadline Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown after the House passed a spending bill with $5 billion in border wall funding for President Trump. It will likely be blocked in the Senate. Major Garrett reports, in the video “Will the government shut down over border wall flight?“, below:
A holiday government shutdown appeared more likely after President Donald Trump informed House Republicans he would refuse to accept a stop-gap measure — already passed by the Senate — that doesn’t include funds for his long-promised border wall, in the video “Trump torpedoes deal to avoid government shutdown“, below:
Congress appeared to have no solution for a government shutdown stalemate Friday, as President Donald Trump warned of a “very long” closure if lawmakers do not approve money for his proposed border wall, in the video “President Trump promises ‘very long’ government shutdown over border wall funding“, below:
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson join Judy Woodruff to analyze the week’s political news, including the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the congressional scramble to fund the government and avoid a partial shutdown, in the video “Shields and Gerson on Mattis’ resignation, congressional stalemate“, below:
Take it form Chinese American stand-up comedian Joe Wong. Walls don’t work. Walls would just become tourist attractions, in the video “Joe Wong: Building A Wall Didn’t Work For China“, below:
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