KGO Hosts React: GOP Threaten Government Shutdown

The Senate side of the Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” and pass legislation to avoid a federal shutdown, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


Senate Republicans blocked a House-passed bill to suspend the debt limit and avert a government shutdown from advancing in the Senate Monday night.

The move comes after Republicans had insisted that Democrats act alone to address the debt limit and leaves Congress without a clear plan to keep the government open with the threat of a potential shutdown looming by the end of the week.

KGO hosts Nikki Medoro, Mark Thompson and John Rothmann talk to ABC Correspondent Ike Ejiochi and best selling author David Cay Johnston to disucss the potential of a government shutdown.

As Republican senators blocked a bill last night to keep the government operating, the Morning Show with Nikki Medoro speaks with ABC Washington Correspondent Ike Ejiochi to get his insight on the Democrats next move to keep Biden’s vision alive.

David Cay Johnston, co-founder DCReport, 2001 Pulitzer Prize Winner and 4-time bestselling author joins The Mark Thompson Show to explain what the government 

John Rothmann breaks down the government’s shutdown threat.

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