Despite the scandals and crises of the Trump administration, along with the difficult realities of a divided Congress, there are fundamental issues that both branches of government need to address.
The current divisive dynamic of our politics, however, is standing in the way of our leaders reaching consensus solutions to the many challenges the nation faces.
Any American who drives on our highways or flies from our airports knows that our infrastructure needs improvement and modernization. The ever rising prices of medicine, housing, education, and child care continue to squeeze our middle class while growing wages still lag those growing costs.
There are many ways to secure our border while acknowledging that immigrants play a fundamental role in strengthening our economy and shape an integral part of the American success story.
Meanwhile, the world grows increasingly unstable.