— Jackie Alemany (@JaxAlemany) January 24, 2019
Title of this post is from an old proverb; if you prefer to change the last word to ‘fate’ or ‘karma’ or ‘Newton’s law’, the meaning stays the same. Sooner or later, we all have to face the Goddess of Consequences…
Has this been the worst two days of the shutdown for Trump? Public complaints from FBI agents, former DHS chiefs and Coast Guard commandant; tone-deaf Ross/Lara Trump/Kudlow; terrible poll numbers out; Pelosi wins speech standoff; first official defections from Senate GOP…
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) January 24, 2019
And not just Trump, but also the rest of his party…
FIREWORKS inside today's Senate GOP luncheon.
“This is your fault,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
“Are you suggesting I’m enjoying this?” McConnell snapped back.
— Sean Sullivan (@WaPoSean) January 25, 2019
Either Cornyn is lying or this is the dumbest GOP caucus in history. pic.twitter.com/QRkFeiqdS3
— Schooley (@Rschooley) January 25, 2019
The fact that Trump admin officials feel the need to downplay the pain people are suffering from the shutdown is a pretty good indicator that they recognize where the blame is likely to end up.
If you think Dems will shoulder it, you say, "Yes, it's awful."
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) January 24, 2019
Shade (probably unintentional) from the Slightly Soiled Lady:
Change in Abstract pic.twitter.com/OoWqYwHp02
— Editing TheGrayLady (@nyt_diff) January 25, 2019