2 thoughts on “Monday, Monday…

  1. Gogo says:

    “Every Monday over the month since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi initiated an impeachment inquiry, it seemed like life could not get much worse for an increasingly isolated President.
    Yet every week it does.”
    Trump seeks to head off Republican fury to prevent another disastrous week. https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/21/politics/trump-impeachment-inquiry-defense/index.html
    “President Donald Trump is taking several steps to placate angry Republicans after a disastrous run which saw his impeachment defense shredded by current and ex-officials and, most stunningly, by his own acting White House chief of staff.
    An unusual backlash in his party against the President over two issues — the crisis in Syria and his plan to host the G7 summit at one of his resorts — appears to have grabbed the President’s attention.
    On Friday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell penned an unrestrained Washington Post op-ed in which he branded Trump’s Syria withdrawal “a grave strategic mistake.” https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/18/politics/mitch-mcconnell-criticizes-syria-withdrawal-mike-pence-phone-call/index.html
    Some Republicans told CNN last week they were alarmed at the President’s mood and behavior. When Mulvaney told reporters to “Get over it” amid claims that foreign policy in Ukraine was being motivated by hopes of a political payoff, the White House’s hubris appeared out of control.

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