Media Roundup of The Republican Shutdown Caucus


The Republican Shutdown Caucus spent this week threatening yet again another shut down of the government.  What did the media report?  See how far the outrageous yet perilous Republican government shutdown threats went:

The Huffington Post: Steve King: ‘All Bets Are Off’ On Government Shutdown If Obama Acts On Immigration

The Atlantic: Will Republicans Shut Down the Government Again?

ThinkProgress: Republicans Threaten To Shut Down The Government If Obama Extends Relief To Immigrants

Sioux City: King floats another shutdown if Obama uses executive order

Talking Points Memo: AUDIO: McConnell Explains How He’d Force A Shutdown War With Obama

Salon: More government shutdowns! McConnell admits what GOP Senate will wreak

POLITICO: Dems paint GOP as shutdown party

The Des Moines Register: Steve King: Fall budget battle hinges on immigration

CBS News: Sen. Marco Rubio hints at potential shutdown fight over immigration

The Huffington Post: Democrats Warn GOP About Risking Another Government Shutdown

MSNBC: McConnell offers a peek behind the curtain

Talking Points Memo: Mitch’s Shutdown Game

Headlines & Global News: Obama’s Immigration Action Could Lead To Government Shutdown, Hints Marco Rubio

NBC News: Will GOP Use Shutdown to Thwart Obama’s Action on Immigration?

Defense One: Government Shutdown Whispers Begin Again

The Huffington Post: Marco Rubio Hints At A Government Shutdown Fight Over Immigration

Political Wire: GOP Lawmaker Threatens Government Shutdown

PoliticusUSA: Tea Party Congressman Threatens Government Shutdown If Obama Issues Executive Orders

Reuters: Will the GOP Shut Down the Government Over Immigration?

Talking Points Memo: Marco Rubio Floats Shutdown Fight Over Obama’s Immigration Move

The New Republic: Yes, Republicans Are Threatening a Government Shutdown Fight

It’s time to put an end to the House GOP’s dangerous threats to shut down the government and get to work legislating for the American people.  The American people deserve better.

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