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Response to beachbum bob (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 09:23 AM

3. He can't stop SS payments. The SS Fund doesn't depend on budget appropriations.

 

My theory: The longest shutdown in history (1995-1996) lasted 21 days. Dollars to donuts Trump is aiming to surpass that so he can add another superlative to his dubious record. As soon as that happens, he will suddenly be willing to open the government again, regardless of whether he gets his wall money or not. He will look like a magnanimous hero, or so he thinks. Simultaneously, he can position backing down as him being a victim of the mean Democrats who are always out to get him. His base will lap it all up.

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