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Government Shutdown / Garrett Interview / A Discussion #1120031

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Phil Mattingly) Breaking news on the House passage of a bill to prevent a government shutdown tomorrow after GOP infighting with the shutdown threat remaining, how the bill got passed in a victory for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan with the Senate fighting coming with Democrats wanting a vote on an immigration bill tied to funding discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The administration's preparation for a possible government shutdown with national parks & memorials maybe staying open, the GOP criticism of President Trump for not working hard enough, the lack of a contingency plan if the Senate does not pass its bill as Trump prepares for a gala at Mar-A-Lago to mark his first years in office discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Tom Garrett about the vote. [GARRETT - offers views on the need for 60 votes in the Senate with Democrats, led by Representative Nancy Pelosi & Senator Charles Schumer, to blame, who have voted against funding & CHIP.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger & David Gregory about a government shutdown. [BORGER, GREGORY - offer views on how this is a Republican-controlled Washington, how they are just "kicking the can down the road" with temporary funding, whether Trump cares about the elements of the bill, the "chaos theory" of negotiations.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Mattingly, Phil;
Acosta, Jim

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