This post is a bit early….
But a reminder…
While Republicans are getting all excited at the prospect of a 5-4 political edge on the nations highest court?
The future for the Grand Ole Party is mixed…
A Democratic majority in the House means things WILL get complicated for Republicans…
The House originates legislation ….
The House does the first in budget…
The House can hold hearing and issue subpoenas ….
The Speaker of the House gets media attention…
All of the above things in MY mind point to the above headline…..
If the Republicans keep their Senate majority?
Majority leader McConnell is gonna HAVE TO deal with Nancy Pelosi ….
Heck, Donald Trump is gonna have to deal with Nancy Pelosi…
Now on November 7th after the midterm results?
Republicans can go crazy and TRY to get ‘last licks’ while they waiting for the change over in the House and Senate…
But rushing thru all sorts of crazy stuff will be a shit show….
Right after the Kavanaugh coronation ?
Watch what McConnell does….
Because I ‘m betting he’s gonna start being REAL NICE to Nancy Pelosi ….Don’t matter how Donald Trump feels…..
More gridlock, government shutdowns, and the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump could result from the faceoff, according to senators and members in both parties.
Yet a Pelosi-McConnell-run Congress might also yield deals benefiting both parties — and Trump, who could claim credit for any bipartisan packages as he mounts an expected reelection bid in 2020. Both Pelosi and McConnell may push for a deal on infrastructure spending, for example, an agreement that would affect every state and congressional district. Trump would also gain politically from any such package.
With Democrats increasingly favored to win the House in November and Republicans to keep their hold on the Senate, the Pelosi-McConnell dynamic is poised to become one of Washington’s most consequential political relationships — one fraught with tension but also holding the potential for legislative breakthroughs spurred by decades of congressional deal-making.
More than a dozen lawmakers and aides from both parties discussed what the relationship between Pelosi and McConnell might bring if they end up leading their chambers…..