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Donald Trump has a terrible idea for preventing a US government shutdown

Tim Fernholz
Donald Trump has a terrible idea for preventing a US government shutdown

By midnight on April 28—this Friday—the US government needs to get its funding in order, or shut down. Non-essential services will be suspended until Congress reaches a consensus on a spending bill to keep things running. Normally, when one party controls all the levers of power in Washington, as the Republicans do now, it should…