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Old 04-01-2019, 04:42 PM
HurricaneDitka is offline
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Originally Posted by Airbeck View Post
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.
I suspect his motivation was some combination of your a) and b). I suspect he's looking at not just the short-term benefit but also the long-term consequences. Do you think the Dems calling for court-packing now are doing that?