President Bartlet refuses to let Speaker of the House Haffley hold him hostage on the budget and allows the government to be shut down.
Did You Know?
During the government shutdown of 2013, the Speaker of the House was effectively "held hostage" by the right wing faction of the Republican Party, shutting down the government in an attempt to derail the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. See more
Although it takes place during the holiday season and multiple characters comment on the freezing temperature, when Bartlet stops to speak to the tourists from Kansas on his way to the Capitol, the tourists as well as those in the background can be seen wearing light clothing and t-shirts. See more
Okay, but I need some numbers fast... maybe some garlic and a crucifix.
References Days of Our Lives
West Wing Main Title
Written by Pete Anthony
Performed by W.G. Snuffy Walden See more