West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, who always complains about being in the Senate, has reportedly decided to stay put rather than make a bid for a second stint as West Virginia governor, which he has said is the “best job in the world.” Congratulations to him on his continued faux-unhappiness.
Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said Sunday he is dumping Trump on Twitter. “I’m unfollowing the President of the United States today on Twitter, because his feed is the most hate-filled, racist, and demeaning of the 200+ I follow, and it regularly ruins my day to read it,” he wrote.
The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Trump is expected to veto the resolution.