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There's no solution yet to why the government shut down

Senate Republican Leader McConnell
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the senate floor yesterday. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Even if the government shutdown ends soon, there's no obvious solution for the immigration issue at the center of it all — and it's hard to see how one comes together.

Our thought bubble: Both parties are being driven by activists on immigration and it's extremely hard to imagine an immigration deal that could pass the House and the Senate with the support of President Trump.