Avery Degenhardt

On The Spot: Government shutdown

On Dec. 22, 2018 the federal government initiated a partial government shutdown after standoffs in congress for the funding of a southern border wall promised by President Trump during his 2016 campaign. Nine federal departments have remained closed for over one month as Trump refuses to fund legislation until billions for the border wall are funded. Teachers and students share their opinions on the shutdown below. 

Junior David Gold
Senior Nick Rakowski
Senior Brandon Bittlestone
Freshman Avery Conn
Sophomore Savannah Wynn
History teacher Homa Lewis
History teacher Ashley Bonilla
Junior Aidan Turnbow

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