A Persuasive Approach to End the Shutdown

Shall we get down to brass tacks?

So, it looks like we have ourselves a genuine Mexican standoff when it comes to funding the border wall. President…

So that leaves us heading into the fourth week of a partial government shutdown, with the $5 billion Trump has requested for the wall as the sticking point. It’s also the first week federal workers will be missing a paycheck—which means that the bickering between the president and Congress is starting to affect real people in real life. The only question is how long this can go on before that suffering trickles into the rest of the country, and the general public starts fuming.

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