Trump is about to play a dangerous game of chicken with Democrats to try to ram through his trade deal with Mexico and Canada

President Donald Trump said he would terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the coming days. The move appears to be a ploy to force Congress to pass Trump’s update to the NAFTA agreement, the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Both Democrats and Republicans have raised concerns with the USMCA. But such a move would […]

House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T

Now that Democrats are poised to control of the House of Representatives, they’re planning investigations into the Trump administration’s actions against technology companies. Inbound House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff told Axios in an interview that Democrats would investigate whether President Trump misused his power in attempts to punish Amazon and block AT&T’s merger with […]

Democrats are sounding every alarm now that Trump has forced Jeff Sessions to resign

Reuters/Joshua Roberts Democrats are sounding the alarm in the wake of President Trump’s booted Jeff Sessions as Attorney General on Wednesday.  Top Democrats including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, have raised fears that firing Sessions could hint that Trump […]

Midterms 2018 LIVE: Democrats take the House, GOP holds the Senate in a wild election night

Samantha Lee/Business Insider; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images; Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images The 2018 midterm elections are upon us, and the country is anxiously awaiting to hear the results of an array of consequential races nationwide. There’s a lot at stake on Tuesday, November 6. So far the results have been a […]

Democrats must do more than Trump-bashing if they want to win – analysts

If Democrats want a blue wave to crash down on Republicans and roll till 2020, they must talk about things they can do to improve the lives of their constituents rather than vilify US President Donald Trump, analysts told RT. Trump has cast the midterm elections as a referendum on himself. While the Republican president […]

Obama zings hecklers at a campaign rally for Florida Democrats

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Hecklers interrupted former President Barack Obama multiple times during a speech at his campaign rally in support of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum on Friday. “Listen, here’s the deal,” Obama said after he was interrupted. “If you support the other candidates, then you should go support the other candidates.” Obama’s supporters […]

A Democratic campaign that looks nothing like the ‘resistance’ could be the Democrats’ key to flipping the Senate

Eliza Relman/Business Insider Phil Bredesen, a popular former Nashville mayor and Tennessee governor, is running for US Senate as a centrist Democrat.  In one of the most competitive Senate races in the country, the Democrat has rejected his party’s national leadership and is banking on voters’ trust in his long record to carry him to […]

Democrats are wrong to think Latinos will vote for them en masse just because of Trump’s immigration policies

David McNew/Getty Images According to analysis by media outlets, Democrats have “a Latino problem,” showing that Latino turnout may be low this November. Even if Latinos vote in large numbers, the so-called “Latino vote” might be deceiving.  As it turns out, there are a lot of factors — eligibility, geography, incorrect assumptions about preferance, and […]

Mail bombing suspect repeatedly threatened Democrats on Twitter

Enlarge / The images accompanying a tweet authorities believe was sent by the recently alleged package bomber, Cesar Altieri Sayoc. (credit: Twitter) Cesar Altieri Sayoc, the suspect in the nationwide bombing campaign against critics of President Trump, regularly took to Twitter to make thinly veiled death threats against other users and peppered some of the […]