The Vermont Cynic

Ode to a government shutdown

Henry Mitchell

February 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

‘Twas the day before Trump’s next year; there was a chore: Pass a bill, allow the government to spend more; But while Republicans wanted a big wall, Democrats just wanted DACA, that was all!   To pass the bill, Congress couldn’t stay in groups; Democrats should get their DACA, Trump his troops. ...

Democrats caused this government shutdown

James Simpson

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The recent government shutdown was a Democrat-led stunt that prioritized the interests of illegal immigrants over the interests of American citizens. Senate Democrats filibustered the proposed government funding bill — which contained nothing they objected to — because it lacked protections for Deferred Action for Childho...

Shutdown puts aid and grants at risk

Shutdown puts aid and grants at risk

January 22, 2018

UVM will feel the impact of the federal government shutdown if it is not resolved within the next few ...

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