Democrats ask Trump to call off speech

Democrats ask Trump to call off speech

Image copyright Getty Images Democrats have asked President Donald Trump to postpone a speech to Congress, arguing security cannot be guaranteed due to the government shutdown. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to Mr Trump that he should deliver the speech in writing instead unless federal agencies reopen. Mr Trump is…

Democrats warn that a formal request for Trump’s tax returns may not come quickly

Democrats warn that a formal request for Trump’s tax returns may not come quickly

WASHINGTON — President Trump is the only president since 1976 to keep his tax returns private, making Democrats eager to obtain the documents. But progressive lawmakers may not get their wish immediately, despite now being back in control of the House and more importantly, the Ways and Means Committee. There are a number of reasons…

The lessons Democrats can learn for 2020

The lessons Democrats can learn for 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beto O’Rourke raised hopes in Texas Calibrate your watches. The race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination starts… right… NOW. And what happened in Tuesday’s mid-term elections could have a big influence on how that contest shapes up. The Democratic doomsday scenario, where the party failed to take control…

How Democrats plan to make Trump’s life a living hell after the election

How Democrats plan to make Trump’s life a living hell after the election

As Democrats gear up to potentially regain control of the House of Representatives, it has stirred speculation about whether the party will move to impeach President Donald Trump. But few Democrats want to actively talk about impeaching Trump, whether it’s on Capitol Hill or on the campaign trail. For many, the issue is a nuisance…

Democrats sue Trump, Russia and Wikileaks

Democrats sue Trump, Russia and Wikileaks

Image copyright BBC/ Reuters/ EPA Image caption Julian Assange (L), the founder of Wikileaks, and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin are both named in the lawsuit The Democratic Party in the US is suing Russia, the Trump campaign and the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks for conspiring to disrupt the 2016 presidential election. Documents filed in court allege…

Democrats defend Russia inquiry in memo

Democrats defend Russia inquiry in memo

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 10-page memo was redacted to avoid revealing intelligence gathering sources Congressional Democrats have released a memo that counters Republican claims of bias in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The memo says the FBI and US justice department did not – as the Republicans allege…