Congressional Democrats pushing for an ethics probe into a Trump cabinet nominee’s stock trades have their own histories of investing in sectors of the economy they oversee, public records show.
An overwhelming number of voters reject the idea pushed by Democrats that repealing Obamacare would “make America sick again,” according to a new poll that found bipartisan support for repealing the health care law.
Democratic members of Congress have been critical of President-elect Donald Trump’s anti-illegal immigration proposal of building a wall on the Mexico-United States border since he proposed it on the campaign trail in the fall of 2015, but several Democrats voted in support of similar legislation in 2006.
Democrats have been in power for so long that they’ve forgotten how to oppose. Their party has been on a roll since 2005 when the botched Social Security reform, the slow bleed of the Iraq war, and Hurricane Katrina sent the Bush administration into a tailspin. The Democrats won the Congress the following year and the White House two years after that. And while they lost the House in 2010 and the Senate in 2014, Democrats still had the advantage of retaining the White House, a president seemingly immune from criticism, the courts, the bureaucracy, and large portions of the media. The correlation of forces in Washington has weighed heavily in favor of the Democrats for a decade.
Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer have announced support for a resolution that rejects the United Nations’ recent decision to condemn Israeli settlements erected in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) unveiled this week the new slogan “Make America Sick Again” to fight back against Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare.
Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) has said Democrats may try to slow down the confirmation process for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet-level nominees if Republicans do not meet several of their demands.