Thiessen: Trump's attacks on GOP senators are self-defeating

Posted August 25, 2017

"Now the obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it", he said of the proposed border barrier. It's not because we could defeat an incumbent president through a primary challenge from within his own party. Instead, she cast a write-in vote for House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin in the general election. But Democrats are staunchly opposed.

A lifelong Republican stood up against President Trump before a crowd of Donald Trump's fervent opponents over the weekend. Flake even recently published an anti-Trump book that he wrote in secret.

Trump is very unpopular, and has major failures on both domestic and foreign policy, with no major legislative accomplishments under his belt. John McCain, R-Ariz., who cast the decisive vote in the Senate. Jeff Flake for being "weak on borders, weak on crime". Trump called Flake "toxic". Trump may not care about that, but there is something he should care about: If Democrats retake the Senate, they will control the Senate's investigative committees.

Trump left out that the GOP health care bill died when it failed to reach that very simple majority threshold.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Republicans to unify around a plan to raise the federal debt limit after a series of public disputes among GOP leaders. "I don't know if we've seen that before from the same party". Piper said the president "ought to be talking about" moderate Democratic senators like Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., "and the need to get them on board with tax reform".

And he mocked the counter-protesters and again painted them as violent.

Two per cent backed either Senator Ben Sasse, or Senator Tom Cotton, one a Trump critic, one a rising star.

And as Rachel noted on last night's show, the New York Timesreports that Trump has also clashed with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for - you guessed it - not doing more to shield him from the investigation that threatens to derail his presidency. "You're wasting your time", Trump said. "I strongly condemn neo-Nazis, white supremacists and the KKK".

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At several points, he pointed to journalists in the back of the convention center, calling them "dishonest" and alleging that they did not accurately report his statements on Charlottesville.

A November 2010 poll, taken after Democrats had lost President Barack Obama's first midterm by a landslide, found 64 per cent of Democrats ready to renominate the president, 16 per cent favouring 2008 rival Hillary Clinton and 14 per cent undecided. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is correct that "having highly talented men and women in our country surrounding the president in his administration should be reassuring to. the American people". But that didn't affect her vote, the Florida Republican said.

Last week Corker uncharacteristically criticized Trump after his handling of the events of Charlottesville, saying, "The president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence, that he needs to demonstrate in order for him to be successful".

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