Shutdown Prospect Mystifies Rest of World, Clinton Says

Condemning the push by some Republicans to shutdown the government over the Planned Parenthood funding dispute, Hillary Clinton says such a threat “is something that nobody else in the world understands.”

  • “You would voluntarily do that to yourself?” the Democratic presidential candidate asks rhetorically at town hall in Concord, N.H.
    • Assessing last night’s debate among Republican presidential candidates in which shutdown was endorsed by some, Clinton says: “It might be entertaining for some, but it’s not going to be good for America”
  • Related story: House Republicans Stuck in Funding Fight for U.S. Government

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