• GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, but accepts Trump's

    5 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and - relying on what he called his pen and his phone - used executive powers to enact his agenda, including protecting millions of young immigrants from deportation.
    Now, with President Donald Trump proposing an even more dramatic end-run around Congress to build his promised border wall with Mexico, many Republicans are uneasily cheering him on.
    The potential use of a national emergency declaration by Trump for the border wall shows the extent to which the party is willing to yield on treasured values - in...
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