(NationalSentinel)Â Politics:Â We’ll make a prediction right now: If Republicans in the House and Senate continue to behave like Democrats in working to thwart President Donald J. Trump’s agenda, they’ll beÂ ex-congressional Republicans in the coming election cycles.
Trump continues to face opposition to his most ardent campaign promises – repealing Obamacare, reforming the tax code, and now, building the promised border wall -Â from Republicans who, like Democrats, apparently don’t want Trump to succeed.
As reported byÂ Breitbart, some GOP leaders plan to thwart Trump’s initial border wall funding request of a measly $3.8 billion to get the ball rolling, ostensibly because they’reÂ so afraid of being blamed for a potential government shutdown that the Democrats haveÂ already owned:
Amid Democratic opposition, Republican leaders are retreating from PresidentÂ Donald Trumpâ€™s very popular campaign promise to build a border fence to block illegal immigration, drug smugglers, and criminals.
A top GOP leader, Sen. Roy Blunt, told reporters on Tuesday that GOP leaders do not want to include Trumpâ€™s spending for the border wall in the spring budget, which is due by April 28. â€œAll of the committees, the leaderships of the House and Senate, are working together to try to finalize the rest of the FY17 [budget spending] bill,â€ he added. â€œMy guess is that comes together better without the [border] supplemental,â€ he toldÂ The Hill. But GOP leaders may include some border spending in a separateÂ 2017 budget for the military, Blunt suggested.
Top Democrats are hoping to wreck Trumpâ€™s presidencyÂ by blocking any fundingÂ for his key campaign promise.Â â€œThe wall is a poison-pill rider,â€ Schumer said in an interview withÂ Politico. â€œTheyâ€™ll do it at their peril.â€
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Schumer’s threats aside – like he’s going to give sound political advice to RepublicansÂ – Trump supporters, who stuck with him through successiveÂ political and media onslaughts, are not going to take this continuedÂ opposition from their own party lightly. There will be a day of reckoning for the Republican members of the House and Senate who, for selfish political reasons, continue to hold a vendetta against theÂ oneÂ presidentÂ who can actually makeÂ all of them look like saviors of the nation.
Count on it.
Times have changed. Americans are in no mood for this BS ‘politics as usual’ stuff. That’s why Trump’sÂ in the Oval Office in the first place.
The GOP ignoresÂ that “at their peril.”