Day: February 10, 2018

Rand Paul, doing what he does best, shutting down the government. (attribution: U.S. Senate)

The Review, 10 February 2018: Victory at the Shutdown Corral; Trump Pushes Authoritarian Trappings

Despite Trump threatening a government shutdown if he didn’t get additional limits on immigration, the Senate calculated the situation correctly, ignored him and passed a long-term spending bill. The House then passed the bill and Trump signed. There was still a brief government shutdown along the way, beginning just after