Tag Archives: Democrats

'This is not justice': Democrats accuse Barr of protecting Trump in rollout of Mueller report

Democrats are in an uproar over Attorney General William Barr's handling of the highly anticipated report by special counsel Robert Mueller.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Mueller report: House Democrats will continue separate investigations into Trump, Russia

Regardless of what the Mueller report reveals, key House committees led by Democrats vow to continue their own related investigations.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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As party shifts left, Democrats show new unity on guns

When the House passed a universal background check bill for guns on Wednesday, newly empowered Democrats broke into applause. For the first time in more than two decades, the House has passed significant legislation regulating the purchase of firearms by extending required background checks to gun shows and the internet – closing the “gun-show loophole.” It was a bipartisan bill, ...

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Parties over? Republicans, Democrats, and the Howard Schultz challenge

The self-described centrist and possible candidate for president has made criticism of the Republican and Democratic Parties the central theme of his as-yet unofficial campaign. “Both parties today on the far left and the far right are more interested in partisan politics, revenge politics,” said Mr. Schultz in a CNN town hall broadcast on Feb. 12. Yahoo News – Latest ...

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Who’s a populist? Democrats taking on Trump look to reclaim the mantle

“Stop calling Donald Trump a populist,” liberal New York Times columnist Paul Krugman ordered the media last August. It’s true, Mr. Krugman wrote, President Trump does occasionally “pose” as a champion of ordinary Americans against the elite. Mr. Trump, for his part, boasts that his policies have been great for American workers and commands big crowds doing so. Yahoo News ...

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Trump administration pushed for sale of nuclear plants to Saudi Arabia, Democrats say in report

Trump administration officials advocated for a plan to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, according to a report by House Democrats.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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What Virginia scandal could say about Democrats’ future

Joshua Cole has fond memories of Gov. Ralph Northam (D) of Virginia. Back in 2016, when Mr. Cole was an assistant at the statehouse clerk’s office and Mr. Northam was a state senator, Northam “remembered my name immediately,” Cole says. A year later, when Cole decided to run for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, he was happy ...

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Democrats move slowly on demand for Trump's tax returns, despite vowing to tackle it right away

Before the 2018 election, now-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said requesting Trump's tax returns “is one of the first things we’d do – that’s the easiest thing in the world. That’s nothing.”           GANNETT Syndication Service

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