Romley Makes the Rounds: Jan. 19, 2018

January 19, 2018 in Romley Makes the Rounds

In Congress

Last night, the Supreme Court stayed the three-judge panels order to redraw North Carolina’s Congressional districts. That means nothing changes—at least not yet. Expect the primary to happen on schedule and expect us to be running against George Holding in November.

In other news, the Republicans in Congress are so dysfunctional, they’re about to shut down the government. Democrats are ready to vote with them to keep us open for business, but Republicans want to keep kicking the DACA fix down the road. The GOP is allowing itself to be held hostage by its right flank again.

In the White House

It appears Donald Trump paid off a porn star to the tune of $130,000 to keep quiet about an affair they had a few years ago. It appears that the conservative base is just fine with that. The news barely peaked anybody’s interest. Can you imagine the response if it had been Obama?
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