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Old 04-01-2019, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by HurricaneDitka View Post
It would undoubtedly have been advantageous, at least in the short term, to have nuked it in 2017. The Senate's legislative filibuster was the main obstacle to the Republicans enacting their agenda in 2017-2018.
And in the long term...?

What sort of calculus do you think McConnell used when deciding not to do that against the wishes of Trump who kept tweeting about getting rid of it to push his agenda through.

It's ok, you can answer. Everyone already knows why, so you can say it.
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