Giles Snyder - @NPR Newscaster and erstwhile humor columnist
I wasn't going to send a newsletter today, but I woke up at 4am with nothing else to do. Such is the life of a radio man. BTW - the headlines on some of these stories may seem dated, but they do link to the latest on the partial government shutdown.
President Trump pressured Congress on Sunday to end a government shutdown that reached its second day amid deep uncertainty over whether Democrats and Republicans could soon break an impasse to restore federal funding. Trump praised Republicans for…
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– Jan 21, 7:11 PM
Lawmakers failed to negotiate an end to the government shutdown Sunday despite a bipartisan effort to a broker a deal, raising the political stakes as federal agencies begin closing at the start of their normal workweek. Many more Americans will…
Moderate senators from both parties plan to meet again Sunday to try to hash out a compromise to reopen the government, while hundreds of thousands of federal employees wait to find out whether they will go to work Monday. Senior Republican and…
New York Times
– Jan 21, 9:43 AM
Great to see how hard Republicans are fighting for our Military and Safety at the Border. The Dems just want illegal immigrants to pour into our nation unchecked. If stalemate continues, Republicans should go to 51% (Nuclear Option) and vote on…
While a lot of furious negotiation has been going on behind the scenes on Capitol Hill to end a partial government shutdown, to voters and cable news viewers it may look like most of the work in Washington is going into pointing fingers. As the…
As the federal government's partial shutdown enters its second day, there are few discernible signs that lawmakers are on track to speedily resolve their standoff. Instead, the two sides spent Saturday digging in and getting their message out.