trying to destroy America
IMO he can't be THAT stupid, nor insane.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
He is desperate. He cannot control the Senate dems such that they would give him any room to negotiate, and unable to otherwise get anything done, he is forced to only try to do things that do not require legislative approval. The GOP opposition isn't his problem--it is the liberal ideologues like Reid and Pelosi,