Congress has failed to pass, well, anything of substance since they were granted a Republican president. As fall starts up, their calendar is full and deadlines for action are fast approaching. Will they be able to accomplish anything?
According to The Blaze, they have to act on Hurricane Harvey relief, the debt ceiling, a spending bill, tax reform, and now DACA. That doesn’t take into account the need for Obamacare to be repealed, Planned Parenthood to be defunded, and a slew of other things that were once part of their first 100 days roadmap but that have fallen by the wayside.
This year has, so far, seen plenty of drama and infighting among the president and congressional leaders. Even though Trump has signed 53 bills into law, his administration has not seen any significant legislative accomplishments, despite Republican control of the White House, the House of Representatives and the Senate.
That must change quickly, or there will be painful consequences felt by everyone from the president down to everyday, hard-working citizens. Here are the immediate issues Congress must make progress on as members return to work Tuesday after the August recess…
Read more on The Blaze.