Here's why the shutdown won't end anytime soon

 washingtonexaminer.com  1/14/2019 5:58:00 PM 

    • Mazie Hirono
      Sen. Mazie Hirono on Monday declined to say whether she would endorse fellow Hawaii Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's bid to become president.
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      This week’s Liberal Media Scream features the new media frenzy over suggestions that President Trump is on Russia’s payroll.
    • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
      During the entire month of September 2018, the news cycle was dominated by one thing: the confirmation hearings for President Trump's second nominee to the Supreme Court.
    • Mitch McConnell
      Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is showing inexcusable lethargy by failing to push confirmations of judicial and executive branch nominees while everybody else is focused on the partial government shutdown.
    • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
      Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., compared President Trump on Monday to New York bar customers she used to serve after he said he didn't care that she thought he was a racist.
    • Rex Tillerson
      The way the report on President Trump’s attempts to “conceal” interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin has evolved in just one day is a perfect case study in how media sloppiness and imprecision create false stories.
    • TSA-010719
      A Transportation Security Administration spokesman said Monday increased employee call-outs during the partial government shutdown — more than double from this time last year — isn't hurting air passenger safety.
    • CFP National Championship Clemson Alabama Football
      On day 24 of the partial government shutdown, President Trump has scheduled a photo op with the Clemson Tigers football team at 6:30 p.m. Monday evening.
    • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
      Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is warning that the country isn't ready for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's push to raise the marginal tax rate to 70 percent, and he said U.S. voters don't want "radical change quickly."
    • Donald Trump Border
      President Trump's decision to quote a Pat Buchanan alarmist op-ed peddling the sort white grievance politics on which he built his political career is a signal that at this point, Trump is not interested in persuading anybody on the merits of his border wall.
    • Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks to state and local law enforcement officials at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa.
      The Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a challenge to President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
    • Donald Trump
      President Trump said Monday he rejected a proposal from Sen. Lindsey Graham to temporarily end the ongoing partial government shutdown after many federal workers missed a paycheck Friday.
    • James Comey Book Interview
      President Trump on Monday chided former FBI officials who worked on the Russia probe, including ex-Director James Comey and one-time Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, calling them “dirty cops” and “known scoundrels.”
    • Rashida Tlaib
      Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., was photographed with a Palestinian activist who praised the terrorist group Hezbollah, said Israel did not have the right to exist, and has called for Israeli "Zionist terrorist" Jews to return to Poland, where roughly three million Jews were killed during the Holocaust.
    • Donald Trump Russia
      President Trump said Monday that he “never worked for Russia” and is insulted to even be asked that question.
    • Tulsi Gabbard-112218
      Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, has apologized for her previous work with an anti-same-sex-marriage group that promoted conversion therapy, after being scrutinized for her record on joining the 2020 presidential field.

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