Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The GOP Congress Vs. tRump

The Real ‘Resistance’ to Trump? The GOP Congress. - POLITICO Magazine:

...So, what is the verdict on Congress’s uses of its tools to push back against Trump? So far, mixed. It certainly has not been a record of unalloyed partisan subservience, but neither has it been one of sustained opposition. But it is worth noting that opposition tends to be self-reinforcing: insofar as it prevents the administration from getting policy wins, or furthers a narrative of failure, fecklessness or corruption, it will tend to lower the president’s public standing still further. That, in turn, will encourage and embolden congressional opposition, which will, in turn, produce more failures and embarrassments for the administration...

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