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Fox News keeps ignoring the effects of the second-longest government shutdown in history

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

With negotiations between the White House and Congress stalled, the strongest indicator of when the partial government shutdown could end might be Fox News.

Republicans suffered the worst popular vote defeat in the House since Watergate after the GOP and Fox News tried to tie the 2018 midterm elections to immigration. Now, Trump and Fox are using dubious statistics to try to tie the shutdown to a "crisis" at the southern border while downplaying the shutdown itself.

Over the past mon...