White House aides tell you they think you'll lose the political battle over a shutdown, and that they're willing to move, but not by much. $34 billion is all they can do.
"The American people are not going to be happy with this deal," Cantor tells them.
- Tell them they're wrong, you never cared much for the executive branch anyway, and you're willing to keep it closed for as long as it takes (Go to Page 9)
- Take the $34 billion (Go to Page 11)