All posts tagged "Democrats"
Promesa Watch: Puerto Rico Unions Engage U.S. House Democrats
Visiting Politicians Receptive to Changes to Promesa; Unions Speak Up for Working Families, Fight Highest Taxes in U.S.
- Posted January 17, 2019
Dems seek federal payments to Trump business
Push for information about how much money the federal gov't is spending at Trump's for-profit properties
- Posted August 8, 2017
Vulnerable Dems lay low as town hall angst rages
NEW YORK — From Montana to West Virginia, the nation’s most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding town hall meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald Trump’s early agenda. Some...
- Posted February 24, 2017
Chafee blasts media over Trump ‘onslaught,’ metric coverage
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee defended Republican President Donald Trump on Tuesday against a tiresome “full onslaught” by the “mainstream media” — and says he can relate to the commander-in-chief’s struggles. Chafee,...
- Posted February 21, 2017
Dems call for Sessions to recuse himself from Russia probe
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from any executive branch investigation into possible ties between the Trump administration and Russia. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Sessions should...
- Posted February 15, 2017
Republicans block Dem effort to get Trump’s tax returns
"No one on this committee can say for sure that Trump doesn't have investments in Russia"
- Posted February 14, 2017
GOP, allies launch defense of Puzder, Trump’s Labor pick
Puzder's confirmation hearing is now set for Feb. 16 after several postponements
- Posted February 10, 2017
Senate confirms Jeff Sessions for attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition to the Alabama Republican over his record on civil rights and immigration. The 52-47...
- Posted February 8, 2017
GOP Senators Move Trump EPA Pick Ahead as Dems Boycott Vote
It was the latest sign of political hostilities on Capitol Hill as Senate Democrats used parliamentary procedure to delay votes on some of Trump's Cabinet nominees and Republicans used their slim Senate majority to advance and approve...
- Posted February 2, 2017
Senators Spar at hearing as Democrats Fume over Trump Picks
The sparring pitted Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota against Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas just before the panel voted to approve Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to be attorney general
- Posted February 1, 2017