government shutdown

1.27.19

Trump Is Actually Lousy at Making Deals, According to Negotiation Experts

After the president caved and ended the shutdown without getting a wall, it's clearer than ever he's not a master negotiator.

1.26.19

Nancy Pelosi Mopped the Floor with Trump

The president lost his shutdown battle because he was outclassed by the woman leading the House.

1.24.19

A Weed Company Is Giving Government Workers Free Bud During the Shutdown

BudTrader.com is donating medical marijuana to federal employees in need.

1.16.19

Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.

1.14.19
1.9.19

6 Falsehoods Trump Recycled to Sell His Border Wall on Primetime TV

“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” the president said in his short speech Tuesday night.

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1.5.19

Republicans Don't Really Want to Secure the Border

The GOP could have gotten money for border security and even built Trump's wall if they were willing to deal with Democrats. But the party has instead embraced anti-immigration extremism.

1.2.19

National Parks Have a Poop Crisis on Their Hands Thanks to Trump's Shutdown

Port-a-potties are overflowing and people are just dropping deuces on the side of the road, apparently.

12.30.18

Trump Could Technically Close the Border. Here’s Why.

Trump could, in theory, close the border, especially for reasons of national security, according to experts.

4.23.17

Trump Is the Wild Card Who Could Force a Government Shutdown Next Week

Republicans have incentives to cut a deal with Democrats, but Donald Trump doesn't mind fomenting chaos in DC.