The government shutdown is over—for now

The U.S. Capitol building is seen from behind trees.

Molly Reynolds, a fellow in Governance Studies, discusses what happens in Congress after the government reopens. Reynolds explains why the government might shut down again if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Republicans don’t keep their promises, the chances of an immigration deal passing in the House, and what affect President Trump might have on the process.

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