Houston Chron: For Texans, shutdown drama turned on border, children, Dreamers and soldiers

Austin Democrat Lloyd Doggett, a member of Brady’s tax-writing committee, pointed the finger back.

“The cause of any government shutdown now will be the same as in the past-Republican intransigence,” he said. “If they continue to insist upon an entirely partisan bill that excludes Dreamers, they should not expect Democratic votes. I want the government to remain open for everyone, including our Dreamers.”

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