Spurred on by an immigration crisis created by Donald Trump and tonight's failed Senate vote, Republicans forced the shutdown of the U.S. government despite having unified control of the U.S. House, Senate, and the White House.
Statement about tonight’s launch of the #TrumpShutdown from Democracy for America…More
Neil Sroka, communications director for the progressive political action committee Democracy for America, said: “You’d think he’d be taking a victory lap at this moment but his presidency has been marked by so much incompetence that he knows in his psyche he couldn’t hold a rally on the National Mall and get a tenth of the crowd at his inauguration. Even Trump can no longer deny he’s loathed across the country.”
Sroka, who served under Barack Obama at the commerce department, said there was little reason to believe Trump would change course in 2018. “If there’s anything we’ve learned over the last year, he’s not going to change. He will continue to be a doddering bigot with a Twitter account.”More…