Trump’s Senate Oversight Holiday Must End

Trump’s Senate Oversight Holiday Must End

Oct 26, 2017

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Author, The Hill, October 26, 2017

President’s Trump treatment of Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), combined with his negligence in selecting cabinet secretaries, has placed him on a collision course with the Republican-controlled Senate.

Trump, no student of the Senate, does not realize how much he has benefitted by the Republicans’ failure to exercise their constitutionally established prerogatives. If Corker acts on concerns he expressed in colorful terms last week and reiterated as recently as Monday, he can set in motion a hearings course that would bring the White House to heel without exposing Republican senators to great political risk.

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