The government has shut down because it is broken and always was. Trump responded to the shutdown by tweeting that the Republicans need to win more seats in 2018 elections. I think by now most Americans who thought Trump could fix our broken systems ... exactly one year later ... realize things are worse and there is no fix. As always it's about money and power. You know the issues from whatever your sources. So what's next?
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