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Do Americans really worry about the non-shutdown ‘government shutdown’?

Chuck Schumer clearly thinks he’s got a winning issue with blaming President Trump for a prospective “government shutdown” Friday, if no budget bill is passed that includes $5 billion for border wall improvements.  Since he promises that no such money will be forthcoming from the Senate, he obviously anticipates the public reacting in horror over the Christmas holidays as federal employees labeled “non-essential” stay home.

But Rep. Thomas Massie, a libertarian-leaning GOP House member from Kentucky, has published an amazing graph that shows how meaningless this “disaster” really is for almost everybody:

Clarice Feldman yesterday nailed it on who really fears a “shutdown”:

So, nonessential federal employees (mostly Democrats) will be out of work because the Democrats choose illegal immigration over national security.  Since voters overwhelmingly want a check on illegal immigration and aren’t enamored of an overreaching, often utterly incompetent and often corrupt federal labor force, how do you imagine this will play out?

Read the full story from American Thinker

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