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Old 01-28-2019, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by digs View Post
Or that Trump would keep the shutdown going instead? That was my fear.
Pelosi knew that shutdowns are unpopular. They usually result in dropping poll numbers for the instigator. She used this knowledge to her advantage.

Trump is threatening to shut down the government again if he doesn't get what he wants by February 15. Is he really so stupid that he'll try this again?
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