Right from the beginning they offered alternative plans and funding you suggested. Learn about what is actually going on before you spout off:
Posted By: Rocker Ute
Date: Saturday 12 January 2019, at 02:27 am
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Here is a timeline to get you familiar with the issue:
https://www.businessinsider.com/governmen t-shutdown-timeline-deadline-trump-democra ts-2019-1
$5 BILLION is $5,000,000,000. And just because it is only one half a percent of a ballooning defecit (the kind of defecit in times of prosperity that any real conservative should oppose) doesn't mean we should spend money on stupid things. You can't even debate it isn't a stupid thing to do.
Conversely, that $5B represents a $64 dollar increase in taxes for a family of four, or for the likely Trump voter a $50 each. Not much, so why don't you guys band together and pay for it yourself? Oh wait, you already tried and failed massively.
Meanwhile Trump uses working US citizens as pawns in his silly game with very real world consequences. People are going to lose houses and cars, billions are lost in revenue from tourism and in costs to get things going again. The Republican Party use to be the party for the gainfully employed, what happened?
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