government shutdown

politics

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.
Justin Caffier
1.26.19
Off-Menu

It's Thursday, January 24, and There's Too Much 'Stuf' in Oreos Now

Plus, our Secretary of Commerce "[doesn't] really quite understand why" unpaid federal employees might need food banks.
Hannah Keyser
1.24.19
Noisey News

Cardi B Is So Good at Talking Her Shit About Politics

The 'Invasion of Privacy' rapper shared her opinions on the longest government shutdown in American history.
Kristin Corry
1.18.19
Views My Own

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.
Matt Taylor
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Cleaned Up a Trashed National Park Bathroom and Sent Trump a Bill

He invoiced the president for $28.
River Donaghey
1.15.19
immigration

Here's What Would Happen if Trump Declared a National Emergency to Build a Wall

It would set off a legal battle and lead to the executive branch clawing away even more power from Congress. But Trump might get away with it.
Harry Cheadle
1.9.19
Views My Own

Republicans Don't Really Want to Secure the US 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.
Harry Cheadle
1.6.19
Tracking Trump's Congress

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.
Mark Hay
4.22.17
News

Well, That Was Stupid: The Shutdown “Crisis” Is Over

How are future textbooks going to explain this mess?
Harry Cheadle
10.17.13
News

A Tea Party Leader Discusses the US Government Shutdown

Christine Morabito is the president of the Greater Boston branch.
Danny McDonald
10.14.13
This Week in Racism

"Royals" by Lorde Is Not Racist

Why do we even need to say so?
Dave Schilling
10.7.13
News

The US Government Shut Down Because Everything Is Stupid

The country is suffering because Congress can't get its shit together.
Harry Cheadle
10.1.13
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