Morning Joe Pundits Saddle GOP With 8 Times More Blame on Government Shutdown

January 19, 2018 | 6:04 PM EST

As the countdown towards a possible government shutdown began on Friday, Morning Joe’s pundits were already obsessed by the question of who would be to blame. Co-host Joe Scarborough was particularly set on holding both President Trump and congressional Republicans responsible for any failure to reach a deal on continuing to fund the government beyond midnight.