- Thomas Boyd says President Trump can rally support for his priorities through Twitter
- President could benefit from the help of Senate Republicans, if they hold Democrats to traditional filibuster methods, Boyd says
Thomas M. Boyd, a former assistant attorney general in the Ronald Reagan administration, is a partner in the Washington office of DLA Piper, LLP. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)When Donald J. Trump took the oath of office last week, he was greeted by a new 115th Congress that represents the largest Republican congressional majority to welcome an incoming Republican president in nearly a century. Only two recent Republican presidents -- George W. Bush and Dwight D. Eisenhower -- entered office with both House and Senate majorities, each of them by the slimmest of margins.