In an unbound phase made possible by the acquiescence of many Republicans, the president has taken risky moves to pull free from Congress, seeking to cast himself as a defiant chief executive willing to act alone, no matter the global repercussions.
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Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said it gave her a “calming feeling” to think of how her Palestinian ancestors suffered to create a safe haven for Jewish people. But Republicans called her remarks anti-Semitic.
As this year’s Virginia elections could help set the stage for 2020, Republicans steer clear of attacks that could energize the supporters of Roem, the nation’s first openly transgender state lawmaker, who has raised nearly three times the average for freshman Democrats in the Virginia House.
The episode started with (most of) us rooting for Daenerys to capture King’s Landing, and it somehow ended with us feeling sympathy for Cersei and seeing Daenerys do things that not even Cersei would have dreamed of.