Monday, February 6, 2017
Are Senate Dems planning a government shutdown?
At Hot Air by Ed Morrissey
Get ready for a strange new respect for obstructionism. In a Politico article describing how the comity of the Senate has started “coming apart” in the new Trump administration, Joh Bresnahan and Burgess Everett end up describing how desperate Senate Democrats have become for relevance in single-party governance from the other party. When the current continuing resolution providing authorization for federal operations expires at the end of April, they may take a page from the Ted Cruz playbook and force a government shutdown: