Monday, August 21, 2017

Juan Williams: McConnell and Trump headed for showdown

What the media never focuses on is how President Trump continues to be wildly popular with the Republican  base while Mitch McConnell is very unpopular.
The Hill reports Steve Bannon’s battles — death matches against national security advisor H.R. McMaster and top economic advisor Gary Cohn, among others — rocked the White House until Bannon tapped out Friday.

But the fight with long-term, potentially crippling consequences pits President Trump against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky).

That ongoing fight has a few in the Republican majority on Capitol Hill privately raising the prospect of a formal censure of Trump over his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

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