Posted by on January 7, 2019 11:13 pm
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When Seth Meyers left for vacation just before Christmas, the partial government shutdown hadn’t even started yet. Two weeks later, it is one of the longest shutdowns in U.S. history.

“There is no sign that the government shutdown will end any time soon,” the Late Night host said in his first show back on Monday. “And now the president wants a primetime address to repeat his lies.”

For the next several minutes, Meyers broke down Donald Trump’s failure to do something as basic as keep the government open for the third time in his first two years as president. “The government shutdown that’s now in its third week isn’t just a political fight over a useless border wall that Trump repeatedly said Mexico would pay for,” he explained. “It’s having real-world consequences for millions of people.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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