Against the Grain

Why Trump’s Losing the Shutdown Fight

A simple political rule of thumb: Never hold the government hostage for anything, even if it’s a cherished campaign promise.

President Trump speaks to reporters about border security Thursday.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
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