Congress gets so little done because it is almost always at war with itself.
How much time, effort, and money was spent opposing Obamacare? That battle was all-consuming.
People can’t grow or create things and at the same time be at war.
Getting to the root of the problem the real question is what is the fundamental difference between Republicans of the Mitch McConnell stripe and Democrats of the Bernie Sanders stripe?
It’s a question of cui bono — who benefits financially the most from any legislation.