Amid the hysteria and back-and-forth over the government shutdown, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders provides a timely perspective.

It’s so easy to get caught up in the politicization of the government shutdown and forget about those fighting for freedom who won’t be home for Christmas.

Here is outgoing Defense Secretary James Mattis’ Holiday letter to the troops.

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