People wondered who could stop a strongman like Trump. The answer — checks and balances,...
“Though there is a policy stating that ICE officers and immigration agents should refrain from enforcement actions at K-12 schools, there is no statute or law guaranteeing it,” writes Esther J. Cepeda. “There ought to be.”
“Whether Trump has finally found the group he thinks is responsible for his defeat — or points his finger elsewhere in the days ahead — is to be determined,” writes Amber Phillips.
“You'd think seven years would be ample time to cobble something together that could replace Obamacare,” writes Kathleen Parker. “The fact Republicans didn't confirms that such an overhaul requires the time and patience Trump and Co. haven't been willing — or able — to...
“Nothing good will come of the Obamacare repeal-and-replace debate,” writes Rich Lowry. “If anything resembling the current bill passes and is signed into law, Republicans will spend years trying to fix it.”
“The debacle that is Trumpcare, aka Ryancare — both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan own this thing — is a reminder that conservatism has gone haywire,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.
“Trump has led voters to believe they can have all the stuff they want and none of the stuff they resent,” writes Steve Chapman. “But neither he nor anyone else has found a plausible way to accomplish that.”
Neil Gorsuch is heading to the Supreme Court. It's unfortunate that he has to endure the congressional kangaroo court on his way
People wondered who could stop a strongman like Trump. The answer — checks and balances, writes Charles Krauthammer.
“In sum, the AHCA is a plan voters and Republican governors think is going to make things worse,” writes Jennifer Rubin. “There is no popular outcry in favor of the bill.”
“There are a lot of people out there who can't imagine Hispanics being successful capitalists who prioritize their own self-interests over ethnic solidarity,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.