Angus King

GOP tax bill is latest example of Senate leader Mitch McConnell breaking the norms he often espouses

GOP tax bill is latest example of Senate leader Mitch McConnell breaking the norms he often espouses

The Republican tax bill is poised to become President Trump's most significant first-year accomplishment, but the Senate success rests largely with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the quiet Washington insider who accomplished the legislative feat only by shattering the very norms he long championed in Congress.

McConnell is known as an institutionalist, less a devotee of a defined agenda than to the traditions of the Senate, which he’s...

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