Tag: Government Shutdown

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Makes C-SPAN History With Speech on Government Shutdown

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) first speech on the floor of the House of Representatives broke a C-SPAN online viewing record for House speeches. The 29-year-old addressed President Donald Trump’s partial government shutdown on Wednesday by telling her colleagues on Capitol Hill about Yahi Abed, an air traffic control supervisor and…

Trump Tweets About Democrats Not Caring About the Military Provoke Devastating Response from Combat Veteran Sen. Duckworth

President Donald Trump spent his weekend on Twitter playing the blame game over the government shutdown and saying Democrats do not care about the military. But on Saturday, one Democratic veteran made it very clear that she’s tired of “five deferment draft-dodger” Trump saying anything about the military. Trump accused…