At The American Conservative, Pat Buchanan writes that with his speech to the join session of Congress, Trump has forced the GOP old guard to bend to him for the moment. But, lobbyists and globalists will conspire to slow down Trump’s progress.
The Republican establishment today bends the knee to Caesar.
But how long before K Street lobbyists for transnational cartels persuade the GOP elite, with campaign contributions, to slow-walk the president’s America First agenda?
Tuesday’s speech established Trump as the man in charge.
But how loyal to him and his program will be the “deep state,” which dominates this city that gave Trump only 4 percent of its votes and, paranoically, believes him to be an agent of Vladimir Putin?
The Trump-Beltway wars have only just begun.
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