Slack Chat: Shutdown Showdown I – Flexing

January 23, 2019 J: Hey T, did you see that Pelosi told him to go have the State of the Union in a Holiday Inn in north Baltimore for all she cares? T: Those two are funny. Pelosi’s doppelganger twin in this farce is actually McConnell, rather than Trump. His resistance to a spending bill – at Trump’s bidding – prevents an end to the shutdown. Trump can’t keep him from introducing a bill; he can only ask. J: The veto-proof bill, yes.   T: I don’t think I realized just how politically incompetent Trump was until the shutdown. He…

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