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As Trump's shutdown smashes record for longest ever, McConnell's Senate will argue more about Israel

5 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

America's longest-ever partial government shutdown gets longer and more harmful by the minute, but the one man with the power to bypass the president and resolve the situation is too busy focusing of arguing about Middle East politics to do anything.
Monday marks the 24th day of the government shutdown, making it the longest in U.S. history by three days. Trump's refusal to fund large portions of the government unless Congress gives him billions of dollars to pay for a border wall he'd repeatedly promised would be funded entirely by Mexico has already cost the nation's economy billions of...
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