Donald Trump billed himself as ‘The Great Negotiator.’ Trump routinely said during the campaign that being President is not a difficult job. The reason for the supposed mess we’re in is because we don’t have a President who can negotiate great deals.
For somebody that negotiates great deals, the budget bill he’s likely going to sign is about as good a deal as the Native Americans got for Manhattan nearly 400 years ago. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also get the blame for this budget bill.
Charles Krauthammer was not happy when he talked about it on Fox News yesterday:
At some point, people are hoping the GOP will start to act like they have a majority.