I guess I’m supposed to be surprised: The Senate is led by an obstructionist

The Senate

Mitch McConnell spent eight years obstructing Barack Obama. What on earth made anyone expect he would be any different now that McConnell’s opponents control the House?

Burgess Everett and Marianne Levine, “Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard,’” Politico, June 10, 2019, https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/10/senate-republicans-legislative-agenda-graveyard-1356894


Brexit

If Theresa May’s stewardship of Brexit was ludicrous, the race to replace her may be more so.

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Cartoon by Ben Jennings, via the Guardian, June 9, 2019, fair use.


James Comey

Byron Tau, “House Democrats, DOJ Reach Deal on Mueller Probe Evidence,” Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/house-democrats-doj-reach-deal-on-mueller-probe-evidence-11560183328


 

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