Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti on Thursday said President Donald Trump is using the government shutdown to mobilize his base.
During a Thursday appearance on MSNBC's "Meet the Press Daily," Continetti discussed the White House's strategy during the shutdown, and more broadly, in 2019. Trump is using the shutdown in a battle of "base-mobilization politics" with the Democrats, Continetti argued.
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"The president is playing base-mobilization politics. In a way, I think...