President Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria isn't happening as quickly as he wanted. The administration has slowed the withdrawal for fear that it would allow Iran to expand its influence. An escalating war between Iran and Israel only heightens the stakes.
This is the showdown Nancy Pelosi has been planning for, preparing for, even yearning for since President Trump was inaugurated two years ago. Trump is learning a lesson many others have learned the hard way: Pelosi may be a San Francisco progressive but there’s nothing soft about her in a fight.