Erin Hurley, PhD, is an expert on the intersection between foreign policy and domestic politics. She has prior experience in US electoral politics and in legislative affairs within the US Department of Defense. Erin spent six years working in Australia and earned her doctorate in International Relations from the University of Sydney. She is currently based in Washington, DC.
The hearings may not persuade Trump’s most ardent supporters. But they might allow enough Republicans to break away.
Fixing America’s broken electoral system means understanding how elites crafted self-serving rules and procedures.
For Congress to play an activist role in managing the US response to a hot war would break with modern precedent.