Bill Straub: Focusing on a bad tax reform bill meant Congress had no time for kids, thus no CHIP funding

The Republican Congress has proven so busy handing the keys of the kingdom over to its corporate bosses through its abominable tax reform bill – while simultaneously picking the pockets of graduate students, the middle class and too many others to mention – that it has had little patience for dealing with the needs of sick children. While GOP lawmakers were busily giggling and patting each other...