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Old 02-29-2020, 09:48 AM
Hari Seldon is offline
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Unless, improbably, the Dems take the senate, Sanders (or any other Democrat) will not even be able to assemble a cabinet, appoint any judges, ro do anything else. If they do get at least 50 senators, then the filibuster is toast and they will be able to get a few things done, like appoint a cabinet and some judges, but there are enough blue dog Democrats to block anything really new. Although I expect they could reverse the 2018 tax bill and maybe even raise the maximum marginal rate and the limit on SS tax.

But could he repair all the damage to the American standing in the world? Hard to see how to regain all the trust that Trump has squandered. Maybe revive the Iran treaty. On the other hand, Sanders is opposed to free trade, so might even abrogate NAFTA II, whatever it is called.