We are in day two of the 2018 government shutdown dance….
Republicans in the House and some on White House staff want to have the dance their way….
And so far?
They have with Trump as the DJ playing their music ….
But standing on the stage is members on BOTH parties…
They have been agreeing on music to play…
But the other GOP guys keep shaking their heads ‘NO’….
They even are telling the unpopular DJ to scrap the rules and just GIVE them ALL the music choices they want….
The talks are on going to get something the DJ will play…
But an agreement is gonna have to be made by a (Isolated ) DJ who really doesn’t know his music…But likes to be the only one on the stage
“This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present,” he wrote on Twitter before dawn, appending the hashtag #DemocratShutdown. By afternoon, the president’s trip — which was to include a lavish $100,000-per-couple party to celebrate his first year in office — had been shelved as aides contemplated with dread the potential practical and political impacts of shuttering the government.
Inside the White House, Mr. Trump, the neophyte president who has styled himself the ultimate dealmaker, remained remarkably disengaged from the complex process of hammering out a politically palatable deal that could provide a way out of the morass.
Senior advisers counseled him to do less, not more, negotiating, arguing that the shutdown was a political problem that Democrats had created for themselves, and had to find their own way to resolve. But Mr. Trump, a highly reactive personality who detests headlines questioning his leadership — like those that dominated cable TV throughout Saturday, during coverage of the shutdown and women’s marches throughout the country denouncing his presidency — felt stymied and wanted somehow to intervene, according to one presidential adviser….