The Week: On Charlottesville And DACA, Isakson Strays Off GOP Path
The Week: On Charlottesville and DACA, Isakson strays off GOP path
Georgia’s senior U.S. senator spent the past week putting a little distance between himself and the man he backed for president, as well as his own party.
First, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson tried to pressure President Donald Trump to take a stronger stand against white supremacists following last month’s fatal violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Isakson joined a bipartisan group of senators in introducing a joint resolution that calls on the Trump administration to improve data collection on hate crimes and coordinate plans to address the “growing prevalence” of hate groups such as the Ku Klux Klan …