Run Over By A Parked Car: Trump And Republicans Cave On Budget

If we are terrified of a government shutdown – no matter the issue and no matter how little power Democrats wield – what is to stop Democrats from demanding anything in exchange for “saving” us from a government shutdown? At this point, Democrats could demand we double funding for abortions or face a government shutdown. There’s nothing Republicans wouldn’t do in order to avoid a shutdown … and Democrats know it.