President Donald Trump’s speech in Phoenix on August 22, in which he threatened a government shutdown and criticized Republican lawmakers, isn’t going to help Congress get things done in September.
Lindsey McPherson, who covers the House for Roll Call, explains how Trump complicated matters.
Speaker Ryan today was a Trump tweet target for the first time since the campaign; he didn’t take it as an attack https://t.co/Ir4B6h5gLk
— Lindsey McPherson (@lindsemcpherson) August 24, 2017
— John T. Bennett (@BennettJohnT) August 23, 2017