Trump: ‘This Would Be A Very Good Time’ To Shut Down Gov’t Over Border Wall Funding By Matt Shuham | November 17, 2018 2:17 p.m. JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1 Trump: "This would be a very good time to do a shutdown" over border wall funding. pic.twitter.com/Dmu5AcBmwj — TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) November 17, 2018 Matt Shuham (@mattshuham) is a reporter in TPM’s New York office covering corruption, extremism and other beats. Prior to joining TPM, he was associate editor of The National Memo and an editorial intern at Rolling Stone. Have a tip? Send it Here!