President Donald Trump’s facing an array of disappointments, from a mounting call for his impeachment, including from another fellow Republican, to a court blocking his exercise of emergency power to fund a southern border wall. The coming weeks may bring more showdowns with Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, now locked in a war of taunts with Trump.
Could there be a new distraction? The Pentagon is sending 1,500 troops to the Middle East, saying it’s countering an Iranian threat, causing some to fear a Wag the Dog military scenario.
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