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Is GOP Establishment Sabotaging Trump’s Agenda?

Erick Erickson, The ResurgentConservatives support the repeal of Obamacare, but moderate Republican establishment leaders do not. Guess what? Obamacare is not being repealed. Conservatives support building a wall along the border with Mexico, but moderate Republican establishment leaders do not. Guess what? The wall has not only not been funded, but it is not being built either. Conservatives support tax reform, but, again, moderate Republican establishment leaders do not. Guess what? Tax reform is no where to be found. Conservatives support cutting the size of Washington and cutting spending. Again,…

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House Budget Blueprint Key to Success of Trump Tax Agenda

Despite opposition from Republican moderates and conservatives, House leaders are pressing ahead with a budget plan whose success is critical to the party’s hopes to deliver on one of President Donald Trump’s top priorities — a GOP-only effort to overhaul the tax code. The importance of the measure has been magnified by the cratering in the Senate of the Trump-backed effort to overhaul President Barack Obama’s health care law, leaving a rewrite of the tax code as the best chance for Trump to score a major legislative win this year….

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Federal court’s agenda has topics that draw Trump’s ire

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation’s largest federal court circuit has clashed repeatedly with President Donald Trump over the past six months, and the agenda for its annual meeting is not shying away from topics that have stoked the president’s ire. Immigration, fake news and meddling in the U.S. election are among the subjects to be discussed or touched on at the four-day conference of the 9th Circuit courts in San Francisco starting Monday. Judges in the circuit have blocked … Read the referenced story here: Federal…

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