Trump Urges GOP on Leveraging Govt Shutdown

As House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., struggles to hold up to the fiscal conservative demands to pass individual appropriation bills, former President Donald Trump weighed in with a measure that resonates with McCarthy’s House GOP opposition.

“A very important deadline is approaching at the end of the month,” Trump wrote in a Truth Social post Wednesday night. “Republicans in Congress can and must defund all aspects of Crooked Joe Biden’s weaponized Government that refuses to close the Border, and treats half the Country as Enemies of the State.

“This is also the last chance to defund these political prosecutions against me and other Patriots. They failed on the debt limit, but they must not fail now. Use the power of the purse and defend the Country!”

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