A Week in Review: A Window on 2016 and 2017
Each week TheHill distributes a newsletter called Sunday Show Wrap-Up.
Ahead of this week’s shows, I think that it is instructive to review the headlines and summaries from last week, collectively gathered under the heading “Spotlight Shines on Trump Travel Ban.” Please skim the list, which sets up some extended commentary in the second half of this post:
McConnell: ‘Best to Avoid Criticizing Judges Individually’
By Alexander Bolton
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (RKy.) on Sunday tacitly criticized President Trump for blasting a federal judge for ruling against an executive order barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
McConnell said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that it is “best to avoid criticizing judges individually.”
GOP Senator: “We Don’t Have Any SoCalled Judges”
By Mallory Shelbourne
Sen. Ben Sasse (RNeb.) on Sunday rejected President Donald Trump’s attack on the federal judge who halted his travel ban, saying there are…
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