Jane Mayer On How Mitch McConnell Became Trump's 'Enabler-In-Chief' 'New Yorker' staff writer Jane Mayer talks about how the Senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the President, and allowed the president to diminish congressional power — in spite of the fact that Trump and McConnell are opposites in several ways. Mayer says McConnell's refusal to rein in Trump is looking riskier than ever.

Also, TV critic David Bianculli bids farewell to 'Homeland' and welcomes back 'Penny Dreadful' on Showtime.
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Jane Mayer On How Mitch McConnell Became Trump's 'Enabler-In-Chief'

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Jane Mayer On How Mitch McConnell Became Trump's 'Enabler-In-Chief'

Jane Mayer On How Mitch McConnell Became Trump's 'Enabler-In-Chief'

Jane Mayer On How Mitch McConnell Became Trump's 'Enabler-In-Chief'

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'New Yorker' staff writer Jane Mayer talks about how the Senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the President, and allowed the president to diminish congressional power — in spite of the fact that Trump and McConnell are opposites in several ways. Mayer says McConnell's refusal to rein in Trump is looking riskier than ever.

Also, TV critic David Bianculli bids farewell to 'Homeland' and welcomes back 'Penny Dreadful' on Showtime.