We’re intentionally using our 12-letter curse word instead of the shorter one. We’ll wash our mouth and keyboard with Lifebuoy soap for eight seconds longer after we have this up. You’re welcome.
— Matt Lee (@APDiploWriter) January 12, 2019
Shutdown hits Foggy Bottom: Diplomats are filing for unemployment benefits. Unpaid employees are working overtime to prepare a massive ambassadors’ conference. A U.S. diplomatic installation in Europe running out of toilet paper. My latest: https://t.co/GFzIuKEboK
— Robbie Gramer (@RobbieGramer) January 11, 2019
In today’s installment of the Shutdown Notebook, a foreign service officer on the self-destruction of the institutions that made America stronghttps://t.co/ji5hoXGJUL
— James Fallows (@JamesFallows) January 12, 2019