February 25, 2019 News & Press Releases

Why Rep. Jennifer Wexton Wants to End Shutdowns for Good

by The Center for American Progress

Listen to sit-down with Congresswoman Wexton HERE. 

After the longest government shutdown in American history finally ended last week, freshman Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) wants to make sure that it can never happen again. Wexton joins the pod this week to chat with Ed and Daniella about why she forced a vote on a resolution stating that “shutdowns are detrimental to the nation and should not occur” and about what she thought of some of the backlash the vote received. She also fills us in on what it has been like navigating the halls of Congress as a freshman member during one of the most contentious periods that the Trump administration—and the country—has endured. Also, she really loves “The Wire.”