Michael Steel, who served as a former aide to GOP House Speaker John Boehner and Jeb Bush, appeared on MSNBC on Friday to talk about the ongoing government shutdown.
Host Chuck Todd asked Steel what Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had to do in order to end the shutdown.
“One of Mitch McConnell‘s favorite sayings is there is no education in the second kick of a mule,” Michael Steel, the former aide to Boehner and In this case, he got kicked by President Trump square in the forehead at the outset of this shutdown.”
Steel added that he doesn’t “see any incentive” for McConnell to step in and put an end to the shutdown that will soon become the longest in history.
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