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TRUMP’S SHUTDOWN COULD WEAR OUT HIS WELCOME IN THE SENATE ONCE AND FOR ALL
Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) has joined three other Republican Senators Thom Tillis (NC), Susan Collins (ME), and Cory Gardner (CO) to call for an end to the ongoing partial shutdown. These party defections illustrate that the longer Trump lets the shutdown go on, the more dangerous it gets for him. Once there are a total of 20 Republicans willing to vote with Democrats, they can override Trump’s threatened veto of the spending bill and the government will reopen. In other words, four down; 16 to go. ELAINE KAMARCK READ MORE