drachefly wrote:Yes. Don't forget, these were special elections for replacing congresspeople appointed to cabinet positions, and they were ruby red districts.
Weremensh wrote:He's also against a clean (wall free) budget bill or allowing AHCA to rest in peace, because he's accomplished nothing he can brag about to the chumps in the cheap seats (his few actual accomplishments all involve directly betraying them), and feels he needs something to brag about in his first hundred days.
He can brag about Gorsuch and ICE raids and how South Americans are too scared to sneak across the border anymore. He'll brag about bombing Syria and Afghanistan. When in doubt, use xenophobia. He'll also take credit for stock market performance. It's pretty thin but he'll milk it.
Weremensh wrote:Meanwhile, back in Trumpland, he's let it be known that he wants pure tax cuts with no offsets. Thus his co-conspirators on the Hill would all have to own blowing up the deficit, which they would not be happy about;
Really? Since when? I figured most of them only cared about deficits when a Democrat's in charge. If it's a Republican, blow up the deficit, we're all for "starving the beast".