GOP’s Strategy Will Harm National Security

Although  a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security may not be such a big deal, because critical programs and personnel would have to keep working even if they  are not getting paid, it would be an  international PR disaster  for the United States legislature to refuse to fund its largest security department next to the Department of Defense.

Threat of a DHS shutdown is the tactic being employed by anti-immigration restrictionists on the right. They are refusing to pass a bill funding DHS unless the President agrees to drop his