GOP Pushback

Submitted by ub on Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:00

POTUS had a free reign with Congress for the first two years since he took office, but the Democrats began to pushback after We The People voted for and now, finally even Republican US Senate is playing a game of political truth and consequences.

In fact, Senators from both sides of the aisle are trying to stop Trump from using emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and Trump’s tariffs on Mexico mark the latest breaking point for Senate Republicans who have started a GOP pushback.

https://www.apnews.com/e20340bc9ac34e128bebfaf629052cb6

https://www.registerguard.com/opinion/20190606/robert-samuelson-nastine…

https://www.vox.com/2019/6/5/18652902/senate-republicans-trump-mexico-t…

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/05/senators-block-arms-sale-saud…

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/05/business/mexico-tariffs-job-losses/index…

https://www.newsweek.com/texas-republicans-turn-trump-over-tariffs-its-…

Also, The US State Department forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm he formerly represented as a lobbyist. Trump’s State Dept official ousted after assisting $8 billion arms sales to Saudi Arabia http://hill.cm/EfzAX8v

Finally, Trump faces rare Republican revolt on judicial pick
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/07/trump-judicial-pick-1356570