President Trump Slams GOP Establishment Over Filibuster Rule: “It’s A Republican Death Wish”

Zero Hedge
Sept 8, 2017

Shortly after former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told Politico that Washington’s “Republican establishment,” including the top GOP leaders in both houses of Congress, “is trying to nullify the 2016 election,” President Trump took to Twitter to explain why he did the deal with ‘Chuck and Nancy’, shunning the GOP…

So, Trump is clearly still upset about congress not lifting the filibuster rule – and perhaps did the Chuck-and-Nancy deal to ‘punish’ Reps, whose actions appear to confirm Bannon’s view that more traditional Republicans are looking to undermine President Donald Trump…

“I think Mitch McConnell, and to a degree, Paul Ryan. They do not want Donald Trump’s populist, economic nationalist agenda to be implemented,” Bannon replied.
“It’s obvious as night follows day is what they’re trying to do.”

Will ‘Chuck and Nancy’ press this advantage?

Or will Ryan and McConnell realize that they need to ‘do’ something?

Certainly the blame-game continues in DC, as Bloomberg notes, Ryan appears to have taken the brunt of the frustration:

“For conservatives, the moment was the culmination of a growing frustration with how GOP leaders have run Congress since Trump took office. Already resentful of the leaders’ near-total secrecy in drafting legislation to repeal Obamacare and overhaul the tax code, many Republicans are becoming more concerned that their party may not be able to deliver on any of its major legislative…

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