Dodging the Rules in Trump’s Republican Congress

  title={Dodging the Rules in Trump’s Republican Congress},
  author={Sarah A. Binder},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={1454 - 1463}
  • Sarah A. Binder
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Politics
  • The election of President Donald Trump in 2016 ushered in the first Republican Congress and White House in a decade. Despite unified party control in the 115th Congress (2017–18), House and Senate GOP majorities struggled to legislate: GOP fissures and an undisciplined, unpopular president frequently undermined the Republican agenda. Most notably, clashes within and between the two parties strained old ways of doing business. In response, Republicans dodged, bent, or reinterpreted several… CONTINUE READING
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