The Monday Morning Teaser

Republicans will gain in the Senate, but in the House the Blue Wave came, leaving Democrats in control. What to do with this new power? Investigate the administration, obviously, but what about legislating? The House can’t pass laws by itself, but it can show the country what a new agenda would look like. I’ll discuss my suggestions in “A Legislative Agenda for House Democrats”. That should be out by 10 EST.

I had expected the weekly summary mainly to sum up the election results, but that plan didn’t account for the Trump-era news cycle. Already, Jeff Sessions has been replaced with a loyalist hack, we had yet another mass shooting, Trump has begun purging the White House press corps, and he embarrassed our nation in France. It never stops. (I long for a 2020 candidate who will pledge to Make Government Boring Again.)

I’ll cover all that, discuss developments in European fascism, and see if I can figure out where Tuesday’s election results point the Democrats as we look to 2020. That should appear by noon.

 

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Comments

  • Deborah  On November 12, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    I hope you get the 2020 candidate you long for, Doug. I too am sick to death of the Trump news cycle.

    Deborah

  • ccyager  On November 12, 2018 at 6:40 pm

    Some people in Minnesota have begun talking about Amy Klobuchar running for president in 2020. Don’t know what I think about that.

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