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GOP SENATOR: Politics around the spending bill battle are a key reason Trump 'is doing so well'

Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia told Business Insider on Monday that the battle over the government spending bill is "one reason why Donald Trump is doing so well." On Tuesday, the Senate voted to reject a spending bill to fund the government through early December by a 45-55 vote, far short of the 60 needed to pass. If no extension is passed by the end of the week, there will be a partial shutdown of the federal government.
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