The federal government shutdown has passed the two-week mark, with no end in sight. As federal workers and contractors face another week scraping by without pay, President Donald Trump on Tuesday night addressed the American public with an Oval Office speech in which he doubled down over his demand for a border wall and demonstrated his unwillingness to compromise.

But this is a fight most Americans didn’t want—and it’s over a wall most Americans don’t want, either.

Read the full article at Fortune.

Lindsay Koshgarian directs the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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