Thursday, 20 July 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Trump, McConnell and Ryan in the Rubble of Hubris

    By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (center) talks to reporters with other Republican senators following the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol July 18, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (center) talks to reporters with other Republican senators following the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the US Capitol July 18, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

    What began in secrecy with Mitch McConnell and twelve angry men has been ended, for now, at the hands of three women in the bright light of day. Trump, McConnell and Ryan have the world at their feet, politically speaking. So what happened? Resistance -- and the hubris of Republicans.

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