by R.J. Matson / CQ Roll Call / CagleCartoons.com 2018 (by R.J. Matson / CQ Roll Call / CagleCartoons.com 2018 /by R.J. Matson / CQ Roll Call / CagleCartoons.com 2018)
Writer/critic

POLITICALLY, President Trump is drawing a wall in the sand.

Trump said in the Oval Office this week that he wants his funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall — so much so that he’d be “proud” to let funding lapse for dozens of government agencies, as The Washington Post reports.

Not everyone in his party, though, shares such enthusiasm for a partial shutdown in the name of border security.

Meanwhile, here is how cartoonists are depicting the prospect of a government shuttering for the holidays:

Bruce Plante (Tulsa World)


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Christopher Weyant (Boston Globe):


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Kevin Siers (Charlotte Observer):


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Nick Anderson (WPWG):


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