Politics

GOP rep sounds alarm as his term ends, says things ‘not well in the USA’

A Florida Republican whose term in the U.S. House of Representatives is concluding after an unsuccessful re-election bid is leaving Capitol Hill with a dire message.

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“Still with the benefit (or curse) of an inside perspective, I must say that the instability & chaos in our government the past few days has been particularly pronounced — worse than at any point during my service in Congress, & really, my lifetime,” Rep. Carlos Curbelo tweeted.

His post comes after days of budget disputes — including President Donald Trump’s insistence on funding for a ‘steel slat barrier‘ along America’s southern border — led to a government shutdown on Friday.

“Things are not well in the USA,” Curbelo concluded.

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