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Georgia’s Shadow Boss Hires a New Lobbyist in Washington

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Congress in recent decades has abdicated much of its foreign policy responsibilities to the executive branch. The Senate confirms the president’s nominees for ambassadorships and high-level State Department positions. The House begins the process to appropriate funding for foreign aid. And there is of course oversight. Yet in the Trump era, the legislative branch has rarely forged an effective bipartisan front to restrain the nation’s chief executive.  …

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Lieutenant General John M. Paxton, Jr., commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe walks with Richard Norland, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Georgia and Bidzina Ivanishvilli, prime minister-elect, Georgia Dream Coalition in front of Ivanishvilili's residence in Tbilisi, Georgia, during a recent visit to the U.S. Embassy and meetings with Georgian political leaders and Georgian Armed Forces leaders.

Georgia’s Shadow Boss Hires a New Lobbyist in Washington

4 mins read

Congress in recent decades has abdicated much of its foreign policy responsibilities to the executive branch. The Senate confirms the president’s nominees for ambassadorships and high-level State Department positions. The House begins the process to appropriate funding for foreign aid. And there is of course oversight. Yet in the Trump era, the legislative branch has…