“Shithole”: The Word That Could Shutdown A $4 Trillion Federal Government

By Tyler Durden

As the mainstream media once again loses its collective mind over Trump’s “shithole” comment, Congress, after expressing optimism just a few days ago, has once again descended into complete chaos with any hopes of a bipartisan immigration deal seemingly being tossed…well, down the “shithole.”

Unfortunately, this particular descension into chaos, unlike most of the others which are cleverly manufactured by seasoned politicians purely for soundbites on CNN, carries with it some real world economic risk as it could very well result in a government shutdown starting next Friday. In fact, earlier this morning, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) confirmed as much when he held a press conference saying that all hope of a bipartisan deal “died yesterday.”

“So here’s what we’re going to do: We’re going to prepare our bipartisan agreement for introduction into the Senate next week. If the Republican leadership has a better alternative, bring it forward. If they don’t, for goodness sakes, give us a vote. I’ll be on the phone today with my Republican colleagues and my Democratic colleagues begging them to support this measure.”

“Time is running out. We have to get this done. I thought we might get a bipartisan agreement approved by the White …read more

Source:: ZeroHedge