A national general strike is the fastest way to end the ongoing government shutdown in the United States, an American political analyst says, as an impasse between Democrats and President Donald Trump over his border wall is about to enter the fifth week.
“The highest priority at the moment is opening the government but how to get it done is loaded with very unrealistic solutions,” Myles Hoenig, a former Green Party candidate told Press TV Sunday.
“Probably the fastest way to resolve the shutdown is for there to be a general strike in the US. Not just the government employees and their state government allies but a real national general strike, something this country is not used to,” he added.
Earlier in the day, Republican Representative Lee Zeldin suggested that Trump and all members of Congress should be locked in a room and left unpaid until they reach a deal to end the longest ever US government shutdown.
The bizarre statement…