This is a pretty fair read of what the actual issues are in regard to ending the shutdown. So far every bill offered by the GOP has a poison pill provision that Dems simply shouldn't support; funding the wall Mexico is supposed to pay for, sabotaging Obamacare, Immigration, or CHIP. So here's where we are...Dems want some kind of guarantee that Mitch McConnell is telling the truth, and that is a really high bar to jump over!

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.