Justin Amash

Will Congress take away your cookies?

Will Congress take away your cookies?

To pass what President Trump presciently referred to as the “Cut Cut Cut Act,” and notch even one significant legislative win under unified government, the Republican Party has to overcome four seemingly insurmountable math problems.

Fortunately for the GOP, legislators already solved one of them with a shrug emoji two weeks ago. That’s when the House voted 216-212 to officially abandon all pretenses of reducing the nation’s $20-trillion debt, by rubber-stamping the Senate’s

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