Mitch Landrieu, the previous Democratic mayor of New Orleans, succinctly summed up his opinion of President Donald Trump’s position within the ongoing authorities shutdown.
“The president is manner caught on silly proper now,” Landrieu mentioned on Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews.” “There is no such thing as a mayor in America in his-her proper thoughts that might ever take into consideration shutting down the federal government,” he added.
He later repeated his evaluation on Twitter:
Landrieu additionally put ahead what he tongue-in-cheek described as a “radical proposal.” Trump, he mentioned, ought to reopen the federal government and “each Home member and each Senate member must go sit their butts of their seats” to debate the problems after which maintain a public vote.
Trump may veto the choice, and it may very well be mentioned once more, Landrieu instructed ― however with federal staff nonetheless working and getting paid.
Take a look at the clip above.