Another post in The Red Zone.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer indicates that he is going to fight hard against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. This indicates that we may well see a filibuster, even though this makes it likely that Republicans will consider the nuclear option on Supreme Court filibusters.
Bush the Younger will attend the Inauguration. So we now have Bush, the Clintons, and Jimmy Carter. Dole supported Trump but may not attend, and Bush the Elder may not attend but both are very old and not as vigorous as Carter.
The Obama anti-fracking rule which was enjoined in June 2016 is before the Circuit Court, and the case was to be heard January 17. The court has postponed the hearing until March, leaving Trump free to change the government’s position and thereby kill the rule.