Democrats, Puerto Rico, and the truth about our dishonest press

Tropical trip: President Trump slams Democrats for attending Puerto Rico retreat during government shutdown Trump spent the weekend in Washington, willing to work on a compromise to end the partial government shutdown, as about 30 Democrats headed south for a winter retreat in Puerto Rico. This past weekend, Democrats, lobbyists and corporate executives all traveled to Puerto Rico to attend […]

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White House denies Pelosi ‘leak’ charge, as details from Kabul cable raise questions over claim

Pelosi’s office accuses Trump team of leaking commercial travel plans made after military plane was canceled The House speaker’s office has accused the State Department of leaking delegation travel plans to fly to Afghanistan commercially after the president denied a military plane; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill. The White House on Friday adamantly denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s claim […]

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Pelosi Delays Trip and Aides Accuse Trump Administration of Leaking Travel Plans

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California postponed an official trip to Europe and Afghanistan due to security concerns on Friday after President Trump grounded her military flight and divulged the itinerary, and her aides said the administration leaked plans for her and the lawmakers accompanying her to fly commercially. “In light of the grave threats caused by the president’s […]

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Post-Brexit trade deals are a priority

Following the meaningful vote on Brexit, the trade bill will return to parliament on Monday. We urge MPs and lords to support amendments that ensure democratic oversight of post-Brexit trade deals. Without the amendments, many trade deals will be agreed with almost no opportunity for parliament to debate, amend or reject them. Modern trade agreements affect most aspects of everyday […]

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Anti-abortion activists play defense in Congress while waiting for Supreme Court decisions

WASHINGTON – The multitude of anti-abortion activists on the National Mall on Friday for the annual March for Life are confronting a different Washington from their last visit. The crowd cheered last year when President Donald Trump – whom anti-abortion leaders call the most pro-life president in history – became the first commander in chief to address the rally through a live video […]

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How the March for Life and the Women's March value women differently

Participants attend the annual March for Life anti-abortion rally in front of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. January 19, 2018. (REUTERS/Eric Thayer) This week, Washington will be the site of two opposing marches, one day apart. Both will feature hundreds of thousands of marching women. Both will say they are standing up for women’s rights. But only one truly values […]

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Don’t judge Democrats by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Fmr. DNC chair

Republicans have singled out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for criticism: Ed Rendell Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-Penn.), on the partial government shutdown over funding for a border wall, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-N.Y.), impact on the Democratic Party and the push for immigration reform. The rising star of the Democratic Party Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is unique, however, former Democratic National Committee Chairman Ed Rendell […]

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Pelosi Accuses Trump Administration of Leaking Afghan Itinerary

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s spokesman accused President Donald Trump’s administration of leaking her plan to fly commercially to Afghanistan, forcing her to scuttle the trip. After Trump Thursday denied Pelosi and a congressional delegation use of a military plane to make the trip to visit troops in the war zone, Pelosi made alternative plans to use commercial service, spokesman Drew […]

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Dems rev up impeachment threats after report Trump told Cohen to lie on Russia project

Democrats call for an investigation following claims that President Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress Democrats call for an investigation following claims that President Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about building a Trump Tower in Moscow Congressional Democrats have seized on an overnight report claiming President Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie about the timing […]

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