Re: What's the Problem? There are Other Bigger and Better Playgrounds.
This is nothing more than petulant foot-stamping.
Whilst I'd agree, the outcome here depends on whether Leisure Suit Larry is mates with the loon in the White House. AFAIC they are very good buddies, and if Larry throws a tantrum, he'll get his way.
The US has always been given to partisanship and pork-barrel politics, but its really sad to see it come down to central Asian levels of governance.