White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said on CBS’s Face the Nation that a good government shutdown would drain the swamp.
Mulvaney said, “I think the president is frustrated that the process in Washington is broken. What we just did this week was fine and passable but not ideal. The appropriations, the spending process, Congress using the power of the purse has been broken here in Washington for more than 10 years. And I think a good shutdown would be one that could help fix that. It’s part of that overall drain-the-swamp mentality about Washington, D.C. This president is willing to think outside the box and do things differently around here in order to change Washington. And if that comes to a shutdown in September, so be it.”
A government shutdown could be exactly what is needed to drain the swamp but with the Republicans holding so much power they should be able to get their agenda through without needing to shut the government down.
There is no reason to let the Democrats dictate what is going on since they have no power!
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 7, 2017
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