Donald Trump Just Made A Deal With Democrats To Avoid A Government Shutdown
Trump agreed with Democratic leaders to a deal that will address Harvey relief funding, raise the debt limit, and keep the government funded until December. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he'll support the agreement, even as some Republicans have expressed outrage.
Some House Democrats Say Congress Made A "Down Payment" On Trump's Wall
While most House Democrats and leadership say they oppose the wall and that the funding was merely to replace existing fences along the border, a handful of House Democrats are now seeking assurances that leadership will hold the line.
As Liberal Activists Call For Impeachment, House Democrats Are Avoiding Using The I-Word
Even as #TrumpImpeachmentParty has trended on Twitter among their base of voters, Democrats say it's too soon to talk about trying to kick Donald Trump out of office. But that doesn't mean they're ruling out the option for the future.
Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats "Have A Responsibility" To Find "Common Ground" With Trump
Pelosi was fiercely critical of President Trump and outlined areas where Democrats will oppose him at every turn — as many are demanding — but the House minority leader also suggested she's willing to working with him on infrastructure and child care.
Update: Boxer, Feinstein Call For End To California's Vaccine Exemptions
The California Democrats say there should be "no such thing" as a philosophical exemption. California has had a recent measles outbreak — and, in general, few Democrats in the state are totally clear on whether the exemption should end.