Networks Blame Trump for Causing ‘Looming’ Government Shutdown

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<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-511e7e84-a05c-e49e-65b2-fe658949bd21">Monday morning ABC, NBC and CBS spent multiple reports blaming Trump for a possible government shutdown this Friday, while, at the same time, downplaying the likelihood of Republicans supporting the border funding and allowing this to happen. All three networks centered their reports around Democrat opposition to the border wall as a &ldquo;moral&rdquo; issue that the party couldn&rsquo;t get behind. Yet when Republicans didn&rsquo;t want to back Obamacare,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/rich-noyes/2013/10/17/mrc-study-how…; target="_blank">the networks eviscerated the GOP</a>&nbsp;at the time,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/rich-noyes/2013/10/02/mrc-study-eve…; target="_blank">for being obstinate</a>&nbsp;and &ldquo;hurting&rdquo; the American people by threatening a government shutdown.</p>

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<p>Read more on <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kristine-marsh/2017/04/24/nets-blam…;

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