Tag Archives: Democrats

NEW YORK CITY: Three Democratic US House Reps Arrested At DACA Protest Outside Trump Tower [VIDEO]

Three Democratic members of the US House were arrested after refusing to leave Fifth Avenue outside Trump Tower this afternoon. Talking Points Memo reports: “We’re taking the necessary steps to make it clear to President Trump, the Republicans and the Democrats that we will continue this peaceful fight for DREAMers and immigrants as long as it takes to enact legislation ...

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Dem House Candidate Mikie Sherrill Rips Trump In New 2018 Ad: The Nazis Were In The Wrong, Period [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A Democratic candidate for a New Jersey congressional seat is firing back at President Trump’s comments that “both sides” were to blame for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Mikie Sherrill, a retired U.S. Navy helicopter pilot and former federal prosecutor, is running in the Democratic primary to unseat Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.). ...

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Schumer Caught On Hot Mic: Trump Likes Me [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was heard saying Thursday morning that President Donald Trump “likes us” and that “it’s going to work out,” perhaps referring to a potential deal shielding young undocumented people from deportation. The comment was picked up by a CSPAN microphone and broadcast live. “He likes us!” Schumer is heard saying, referring ...

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Seattle Mayor Resigns Amid Child Sex Allegations

The Seattle Times reports: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned Tuesday, just hours after new allegations that he sexually abused a younger cousin decades ago in New York. Murray, a former Democratic state legislator elected mayor in 2013, said in a statement that he is resigning effective 5 p.m. Wednesday. “While the allegations against me are not true, it is important ...

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Hillary: “I Am Done With Being A Candidate” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton said Sunday that she will not pursue the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. “I am done with being a candidate,” Clinton said on CBS’s “Sunday Morning.” Clinton — who on Tuesday will release “What Happened,” her memoir of the 2016 campaign — does plan to stay involved in national politics, just ...

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BERNED: Hillary Shades Sanders In New Book

The New York Daily News reports: Feel the burned. Hillary Clinton torches her Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders and blames him in part for her defeat in an excerpt from her upcoming memoir about the 2016 race. In a passage from “What Happened,” Clinton accuses Sanders and the so-called “Bernie Bros” sect of his supporters for slinging mud on her ...

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Democrats Lead Generic 2018 Ballot By 14 Points

Public Policy Polling reports: Things are continuing to look good for Democrats in 2018, as they lead the generic Congressional ballot 49-35. The 14 point lead for Democrats may be too good to be true though- it’s a function of a highly divided Republican base at this point. While Clinton voters say they’ll vote Democratic for Congress next year 90-4, ...

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Dem US House Rep. Ruben Gallego: The Evidence That Trump Is A Racist Liar Is Staring Us Right In The Face

Mediaite reports: On CNN this morning, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D- AZ) slammed President Trump as a racist and an “abject liar.” He told John Berman, “The President is clearly racist. I don’t understand how much more history we need… Many people may not want to admit it that we’ve elected a President that’s racist, but he is.” During the segment, ...

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House Democrats Bid To Formally Censure Trump

Heavy.com reports: Three House Democrats have announced a censure resolution against President Donald Trump in response to his response to the Charlottesville violence. If it’s voted on, it would be the first time since President Bill Clinton’s Monica Lewisnky scandal. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, was joined by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey ...

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House Democrats Demand Records On Government Payments To Trump Organization Properties

The Associated Press reports: As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for information about how much money the federal government is spending at his for-profit properties. Democrats on the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday asked departments to hand over information about their Trump-related spending by Aug. ...

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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin: “I Just Don’t Give A Shit” If I Get Reelected, Don’t Care If I Get Defeated

The Charleston Gazette reports: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is one of three Senate Democrats who didn’t sign a letter establishing the party line on tax reform, though he said he agrees with all its components. Manchin, who is up for re-election in 2018, said even though he supports the Democrats’ fiscal ideas, he won’t sign on without efforts to bring ...

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Maxine Waters: Trump Believes In Nothing [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said she doesn’t think President Trump believes in anything or cares about anything. During an interview with “The Breakfast Club,” Waters was asked if she believes President Trump is the worst president the U.S. has ever had. “The worst I’ve ever seen, the worst I’ve ever experienced, yes I do,” she said. “I ...

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Dem House Rep. Judy Chu: Nevertheless She Persisted

PERFECT: The first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress clapped back at a top White House aide’s defense of legislation aimed at curbing legal immigration on Wednesday. Stephen Miller, a policy aide to President Trump, was responding to a CNN reporter quoting lines about “huddled masses yearning to breathe free” from the poem “The New Colossus,” which is found on the ...

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Dems Encouraged About Midterm Prospects In House

The Hill reports: Democrats are feeling encouraged about their prospects of winning back the House next year despite a string of special election losses. A turbulent White House has left President Trump’s approval rating at a dismal 40 percent, and Democrats ended the House session watching the ObamaCare repeal effort collapse in the Senate. “There are a lot of reasons ...

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Sen. Cory Booker To Intro Bill To Legalize Marijuana

The Hill reports: Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is introducing legislation to end the federal prohibition on marijuana and encourage states to legalize pot. The legislation, which Booker will formally roll out later Tuesday during a Facebook event, would amend the Controlled Substance Act to eliminate marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 drug—a move that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal ...

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Dem Senator Blasts Jared Kushner: I Don’t Trust Him Just Based On His History Of Lying About His Finances

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants Jared Kushner to testify openly before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and said Congress shouldn’t assume he has told all of the truth about his meetings with Russian officials in his early morning statement Monday. “It is imperative that the public hear Jared Kushner testify in an open session […], under oath, ...

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Man Who Sued To Marry His Laptop Sues US House Democrats Over Pride Flags Outside Their Offices

Remember the nutcase who sued Apple in 2013 because his computer didn’t block him from accessing the porn which ruined his marriage? And then in 2014 when he attempted to intervene in one of Florida’s same-sex marriage cases so that he could marry that porn-filled laptop? And then last year when he tried the same thing in Texas? And then ...

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House Dems Introduce Resolution Of “No Confidence” In Trump: This Is Not How A Free World Leader Behaves

This morning a group of 24 House Democrats introduced a resolution of “no confidence” in Donald Trump. The primary sponsor of the measure is Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said, “This is not the behavior of a leader of the free world, the commander in chief.” Cohen pointed to Trump’s daily lies and said that this is ...

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POLL: Trump Not Seen As Major Factor In Midterms

ABC News reports: A majority of Americans prefer to see the next Congress controlled by the Democrats to counter President Donald Trump rather than the Republicans to support him — but without the level of anti-Trump motivation the opposition party may be banking on. Despite Trump’s historically low approval rating, opposition to him is not producing appreciably more 2018 voting ...

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McConnell Blames Dems For Obamacare Repeal Fail: I Hope They Consider What They’re Celebrating [VIDEO]

“I imagine many Democrats were celebrating last night. I hope they consider what they’re celebrating. The American people are hurting, they need relief, and it’s regretful that our Democratic colleagues decided early on that they did not want to engage with us seriously in the process to deliver that relief.” – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, blaming Democrats after the ...

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