[T]rump's emergency is different. On both the earlier occasions, presidents were short of time while reacting to crises, not short of Congressional support.
Now might be an opportunity to rethink the concept of democracy and the ideal structure of the nation.
If he doesn’t get his wall passed, what will he have to offer voters in contrast to other Republicans?
The self-proclaimed greatest deal-maker of all times gambled badly. His central campaign promise is on the rocks.
In this scenario, Trump’s immaturity in public administration becomes evident.
What we actually heard from Trump ... was more like an outstretched hand followed by a kick in the shin.
'Dealing with anyone with power equal to his is a first for him – at least in his mind ... And it’s complicated by the fact that she is a woman.'