A bizarre thing happened thing in the White House last week. Trump met with Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer in the oval offi ce to talk budget stuff. It was supposed to be a private meeting, but Trump thought he would pull one over on them by bringing in live television cameras - and before you knew it Trump is on National Television loudly boasting about how he’d be “proud to shut down the government” and take all the blame for doing it (Hint: it’s political suicide to admit that you’re the one who wants it - you always want to blame the other party and make it look like you had no choice.) unless he gets funding for his stupid wall. Pelosi and Schumer stayed calm and offered $1.6 billion for additional border security, but President Dealmaker was too stupid to take the deal. Instead, he again went on how he’d be proud to shut down the government, if he doesn’t get everything he wants.
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