As always happens after one of these political reality show spectacles, the chattering classes set out to score the bout. According to conventional rules, Pelosi and Schumer came out the winners. They got Trump to admit that if there’s a government shutdown over border wall funding, it will be all his doing. (Just before the meeting, congressional Republicans were prespinning a “Schumer shutdown.”) Pelosi solidified her claim to the House leadership while Trump made future bipartisan deals with the Democrats – something he reportedly wants – less likely.
Source: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times