Fact-checking Donald Trump’s tweetstorm about a potential government shutdown

Facing the prospect of a possible government shutdown, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to attack Democrats who he says are to blame. "I promise to rebuild our military and secure our border. Democrats want to shut down the government. Politics!" Trump tweeted April 27, one of several he sent out on the subject. Politics, indeed. The reality is, it’s possible the government could run out of money and thus shut down if a funding bill isn’t passed by the end of the day Friday, April 28. And while Democrats have a bit of leverage in that fight, Trump … >>More
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