Give Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell credit for his ability to put people on the spot.
Congressional negotiators believe they have an agreement in principle to keep the federal government open and expand border security. The agreement does not provide all the funds the president wants for a physical wall, which has some of his supporters upset.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's plan for a "green new deal" had a bumpy rollout last week. Putting aside the violence this plan would do to our personal and economic freedoms, there were the matter of the FAQ page.
One thing that did not occur in the president's State of the Union address was a declaration of a national emergency along the southern border. President Trump has considered the option in the face of congressional opposition to his request for a border wall.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is again seeking the Demcoratic presidential nomination, has some competition for progressive votes. What's a would-be nominee to do? Why, propose a new tax that socks it to the rich.
The IRS has long had difficulty keeping your personal information safe from hackers. Hunderds of thousands of taxpayers were victimized in an IRS data breach back in 2015.
Senate Democrats may be in the minority, but they still have tools and means to slow down, if not outright thwart, presidential cabinet nominees.