Two establishment Republican Senators have defected and plan to vote NO on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary. Their defection is truly bizarre because Ms. DeVos, at least on the surface, looks like President Trump's most establishment-friendly Cabinet nominee.
As a recent NewsBusters study shows, so far in this news cycle, the major networks have skewed the coverage of the effort to defund Obamacare to make it look like the repeal effort is not about Obamacare’s failed business model and job killing taxes and regulations, it’s all about Planned Parenthood.
Even as liberalism is responsible for one policy collapse after another, from Ebola to ISIS to the IRS and more, the GOP hierarchy is proving itself utterly unwilling, incapable, or both, of leading the charge to a conservative victory.
The competing agendas between two leading Senate Repubs were revealed when an almost-united GOP sank the 2014 transportation spending bill.