President Trump and Congressional Republicans: Uncertain Teamwork in the 115th Congress

  title={President Trump and Congressional Republicans: Uncertain Teamwork in the 115th Congress},
  author={Kathryn L Pearson},
  journal={The Forum},
  pages={513 - 524}
Abstract To what extent have Republicans in Congress unified to work with President Trump, and what are the prospects for unity going forward? These questions are not as straightforward as they may seem given that the President is not deeply engaged in the policymaking process, he often reverses his positions, and he is prone to criticizing his most important partners in governing – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan – eroding trust among members of his own party… 

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