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Alternative Fact of the Week: Democrats want to bring criminals into the country

Alternative Fact of the Week: Democrats want to bring criminals into the country

House Republicans are poised today to pass a stopgap spending bill that would help avert the possibility of a government shutdown this weekend. So breathe easy, all you Marylanders whose livelihoods are in some way tied to the federal government — which is to say, pretty much all of us to one degree or another. If everything goes well, we won’t be in this position again for two whole weeks. Merry Christmas.

Unfortunately, though, President Donald Trump is doing his darndest to amp up the drama, and with it the calamitous possibility that the government won’t be able to pay its bills as of Dec. 22. On Wednesday, he offered up this whopper about the chance for a shutdown: “It could...

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