The Trump-McConnell Marriage Has a Shelf Life

The Trump-McConnell Marriage Has a Shelf Life

We heard rare roars from the cowardly Republican lions in the Senate this week, and this time they really meant it: The president’s threat to slap escalating tariffs on Mexico is stupid and wrong and they won’t stand for it. For the first time in his presidency, GOP senators threatened a veto-proof majority to block him. And even if a deal were struck by the Monday deadline, the standoff -- between Trump and Mexico, and Trump and Senate Republicans -- is set to last a long time.

 

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