The House is led by a man, Speaker Paul Ryan, who is very smart and very rational. That doesn’t always get results. While Ryan was doing what seemed to be the perfectly reasonable thing, counting lawmakers’ votes, President Trump was counting votes of a different kind: The number of votes that had been taken on the floor of the House on Obamacare repeal. The number
Finally, a president with a strategy on North Korea.
The economy added 211,000 jobs in April and the unemployment came down a tenth of a point to 4.4 percent, its lowest level since May 2007, according to the latest Labor Department report. Nevertheless, the labor force participation rate remains at historic lows, actually falling a tenth of a point to 62.9 percent. The job growth is more than twice what it was in March