When you’re a member of the minority party in Congress, you can say what you want, but you can’t actually do anything. Politically that has its advantages.
You can promise to build the wall, take on the Chinese Communist Party and investigate their partner in crime Hunter Biden, even promise to stop risking American blood and treasure in pointless foreign wars. As inflation rises and American’s pocketbooks tighten—you can tell voters everything would be different if only they’d voted differently two years ago.
But, at the end of the day everyone knows Republicans can’t really really do anything because Speaker Pelosi or Majority Leader Schumer will put a stop to it. They can repeat “Drain the swamp!” ad nauseam when Democrats control the swamp because they know it’s safe to say it.
This is about to change for Republicans, however. In a few months House Republicans will almost certainly regain control of that chamber. Whether it’s by six or by 46 seats, it’s a really good bet that Republicans will be in the majority after November 8. Read more…