The reality Trump is facing is that the prospect for "unity" does not look promising. The US is still deeply divided.
Two years in, Trump still remains a political enigma in many respects.
[The FBI] has been forced to put terror-related and child trafficking investigations on hold due to a staff shortage.
The partial compromise .... a temporary reopening of the federal government for three weeks, is a small truce, a breather. It does not, however, resolve the underlying problem.
This was a humiliating surrender and a stunning display of impotence by the most powerful politician in the Western world.
[T]he wall is only the manifestation of an immigration policy that seeks to destroy ... the image of the U.S. as the perfect destination for asylum seekers.