(Washington Examiner) – Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., argued Monday that Republican demands in the latest spending showdown show they are willing and ready to have the government partially shut down.
In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Sanders hinted that he and Democrats wouldn't agree to those demands, which could lead to a partial government shutdown. But he said it's up to Republicans to find a deal Democrats can support.
"I do not know why President Trump and the Republican Party — which controls the White House, the Senate and the House — are so willing to shut down the government," Sanders wrote in the Washington Post. "Maybe they think it will be good for them politically."
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