GOP, White House not flinching at shutdown

bayles_fredBoston Herald
Fred Bayles, College of Communication

Congressional Republicans and the White House are playing a game of political Russian roulette, risking at least a partial shutdown Tuesday of federal programs to preserve their pet provisions in a bill to continue funding the government…

Expert quote:

“I think we may (have a longer shutdown) this time because neither side wants to blink. It might only end when people who don’t know what it means start feeling some of the effects.”

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