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Why a worthless GOP Senate is worth preserving -- for now

Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times

McConnell and the other anti-emergency powers Republicans would have a good case if Mr. Trump were conducting an imperial presidency the way his predecessors in both parties did, going back to former President Lyndon Barnes Johnson. But Mr. Trump instead has had to face Democrat-light GOP leadership in both chambers. The failure of Republicans to understand the levers of power available to them and to use them for necessary ends — like the southern border wall — is tantamount to felonious negligence. It is also typically Republican.