The Texas Republican is suddenly talking up the Affordable Care Act but he’s still backing judges who intend to help kill it.
Eleanor Clift covers politics for The Daily Beast. A regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group, she has also appeared as herself in several movies, including "Dave," "Independence Day," "Rising Sun," "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," and the CBS sit-com, "Murphy Brown."
She's locked in a tough reelection fight and running ads claiming credit for the program to support small businesses. But she helped open it up to big ones that jumped the line.
“There should be consequences for these senators who through their votes put on the bench judges that will roll back protections that they tell their constituents they care about.”
The Maine Republican senator in a tough race thought she had a winner three weeks ago. Then “small businesses” like the L.A. Lakers started getting the dosh.
The soldiers waging war on “the war on Christmas” are now gearing up to take on the public-health fight to contain the coronavirus.
Wins in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, and now a crushing victory in the most important swing state of them all. Trump has no one beyond his base.
“He’s happy to suck up to the president once in a while, but he’s not going to change data or tell lies for anybody.”
Trump and his allies have used the pandemic to reward two of their core constituencies: anti-abortion activists and gun-rights advocates.
“We are not prepared today,” warned one critic of her vote when the swine flu emerged. “Let’s hope we don’t need to be.”