Trump Caves And Drops Demand For Investigations To End In Meeting With Pelosi and Schumer

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Trump dropped his demand that all investigations must end before he will work with Democrats during his meeting Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer.

Schumer on Trump: ‘He’s scared — he’s got something to hide!’

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Wednesday lambasted Donald Trump’s pathetic statement in his State of the Union (SOTU) address that Democrats would have to stop the investigations into his administration. The president said this was a precondition for bipartisan cooperation and getting any legislation passed. read more

Lawrence O’Donnell Blisters NY Times: ‘The brainwashing is working’

Last night the MSNBC show The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell broke the news that Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer had written a letter to Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats. In the letter Schumer asked DNI Coats to immediately take steps to educate the president: read more

Democrats Play Hardball and Pledge to Paralyze the Senate

Democrats in the U.S. Senate are planning to stop the consideration of all non-shutdown legislation on the floor of the Senate until Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans allow a vote on spending bills passed by the House last week. read more

Progressives Demand No Compromise With Trump

If traditional Democrats think the new Congress will be business as usual they better think again. The resurgent left-wing of the party is in no mood to compromise or to forego the ideals of their progressive agenda. They believe that their intense grass-roots activism led to the Democrats taking back control of the House, and they want to make sure Democratic congressional leaders listen to them as we move forward into a new year and a new era in Washington. read more

Trump Losing Shutdown Battle, Says He’ll Hold Democrats Hostage

Donald Trump is already losing his shutdown battle with Democrats. After his return from Iraq today he immediately began tweeting desperately, threatening to hold Democratic voters hostage until he gets funding for his border wall with Mexico. But two new polls show that his position is very unpopular. read more

Trump Plunges Nation Into Chaos as Markets Tank

Democratic leaders of Congress blasted President Donald Trump yesterday for “plunging the country into chaos.” Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) issued a statement expressing their concerns about Trump’s behavior that have caused a drop in the stock markets and a government shutdown. read more

GOP Leaders Are Desperately Trying to Stop Trump’s Shutdown

Republican leaders in Congress are desperately trying to stop President Trump from shutting down crucial parts of the United States government, according to the Washington Post.

On Monday they contacted the White House, asking that the president back off his threat of a partial shutdown if he doesn’t get funding for his border wall. If he doesn’t, hundreds of thousands of federal workers will stop receiving paychecks by the end of this week. read more

Trump Will Face Pelosi and Schumer in a Showdown Over the Shutdown

Everyone knows that Donald Trump will try to blame Democrats if he shuts down the U.S. government. But Democratic leaders in Congress are having none of it.

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement Monday letting the world know the truth. They wrote: read more

Schumer: Any Infrastructure Deal Must Address Climate Change

If there is going to be an infrastructure “new deal” in the U.S. Congress it is going to have to be a green one. Already newly-elected Democrats are proposing the idea of a “Green New Deal” as one of the top priorities for the new Congress after it convenes in January. read more

This Issue Will Give Dems the One Vote They Need to Block Kavanaugh

As Democrats found out last year in the fight to save the Affordable Care Act, healthcare is an important issue to Americans, and one that will energize and motivate their supporters to volunteer, turn out to vote, and even march in the streets. read more

Democrats Demand Trump Reunite Separated Families

Senator Charles Schumer of New York, the Senate Minority Leader, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, House Minority Leader, co-authored a letter that they sent to President Trump on Thursday demanding that he immediately take steps to reunite the families whose children were taken from them at the U.S.-Mexico border under the president’s zero tolerance immigration policy. read more

Trump Attacks Due Process and Democrats Before Begging for Help Later

When he’s not bragging about crowd sizes and his great accomplishments as president Donald Trump likes to attack Democrats and immigrants.  He was up early Thursday morning on Twitter writing about all of these things, and even took aim at the constitutional right to due process under the law. read more

How The Big Blue Wave Might Finish Trump’s Presidency

Many Americans are hoping that this November’s midterm elections will result in what is being called a ‘Blue Wave’ that would sweep into power so many Democrats in Congress that they would take back control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate. read more

Gingrich Blasted For Comparing FBI Raid to Nazi Secret Police

Newt Gingrich, who attacked the FBI’s recent raid of Trump attorney Michael Cohen, is now being attacked himself for his ridiculous and unpatriotic comments.  In a television interview on Fox News Gingrich directly compared the United States’ top law enforcement agency to both Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin (who killed 20 million people) and the Nazis’ secret police force, the Gestapo. read more

Pelosi, Schumer Say They’ll Fight Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

The Democrats see the issue as one that is vital to their electoral strength. They believe the question will frighten census respondents who think that they might be deported by the Trump Administration. And of course, they believe the Republicans are doing this solely to give themselves more political power.

Trump Delivers on Obama’s Promises — And His Base is Mad!

The $1.3 trillion spending deal that President Trump signed on Friday expands many of President Obama’s priorities, despite the president’s previous proposals to do the exact opposite.  And his base of supporters — especially those at Fox News — are extremely unhappy about it. read more

Republicans In Deep Trouble As Trump Realizes Deal With Pelosi/Schumer Got Him Good Coverage

Republicans are miserable, and their problems may only get worse after Donald Trump realized that giving Democrats what they want, got him good TV coverage.