"The president told Senator Schumer that he felt he would look foolish if he supported the Democrats' plans to reopen most of the government," Durbin said.
CNN's Kate Bolduan made Ben Ferguson admit Nancy Pelosi would be the next Speaker of the House, that she wasn't at risk, and that Democrats are united on their refusal to fund the wall.
Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi share their concerns with the press about Defense Secretary Mattis' resignation, Donald Trump's leadership, and the possibility that Donald Trump will shut down the government.
During a press conference, Leader Pelosi defined the Trump administration in absolute terms: "You have great leaders who have left this administration in dismay and others who have left this administration in disgrace."
Seriously, talk about bringing a knife to a Wall Fight...Leader Nancy Pelosi squashed Donald Trump like a bug with her refusal to back down, and her insistence on fighting back.
Trump took the bait, admitted it's a Trump shutdown after being schooled on national television while "negotiating" with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer about his stupid, impossible and immoral "wall" with Mexico.
Donald Trump held a public discussion with Pelosi and Schumer on funding the govt before a shutdown happens and he got schooled on how basic legislation works until he finally admitted he would gladly shut the govt down unless he got his wall funding.
CNN reports that top Pennsylvania and Congressional leaders have declined the White House's invitation to join Trump in Pittsburgh following the massacre at the synagogue this week.
"At the very least, the very least, it is unseemly for the President of the United States to be picking a Supreme Court Justice who could soon be, effectively, a juror in a case involving the president himself."
The question at the heart of Chuck Schumer's long-shot plan to block Trump's SCOTUS nominee.