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Congress now taking on White House from both sides

Jan 31, 2019 - The Washington Post

Empowered Democrats, exasperated Republicans ready to challenge Trump

Senior Republicans are warning him away from a national emergency declaration to build a border wall. The top Senate leader is directly rebuking his national security policy in Syria and Afghanistan. And Democratic committee chairs are threatening subpoenas for his top officials.

For an administration that had largely been accommodated by Republican lawmakers during its first two years, President Trump is facing an...