Washington Brief House Democrats announced they will take up a pair of short-term funding bills this week that would temporarily reopen federal agencies without funding President Donald Trump’s border wall in hopes of getting some Republicans on board. And as the partial government shutdown enters its 25th day, the White […]
by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * Ahead of a possible 2020 presidential campaign, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will meet tomorrow with women who said they experienced harassment and discrimination while working for his 2016 campaign. * As part of his latest round […]
A majority blames the president and Republicans for the partial government shutdown and just two percent say the president’s national address changed their minds on the border wall, according to new polling.
House GOP leaders have voted unanimously to remove Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, from all committees amid the rising uproar over his recent comments about white nationalism. The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson asks why is the GOP outraged now?
Chris Hayes thanks President Trump for his tweets quoting Pat Buchanan, making Hayes’ thesis clear – “Buchanan, Steve King and Donald Trump want the wall built explicitly as part of an ethno-nationalist project to maintain white dominance in America.”
Washington Brief A bipartisan group of senators, including Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), are set to hold discussions about a path to end the ongoing partial government shutdown as talks between the White House and congressional Democrats remained at an impasse. Prospects for the group to achieve a result appeared dim […]
Week in Review The investigations U.S. officials were so concerned by President Donald Trump’s behavior in the wake of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey’s firing that they opened a counterintelligence investigation to try and determine whether the president was working on behalf of Russia against American interests, […]
by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country NC-09, CONTINUED — The Justice Department was informed of allegations of election fraud against McCrae Dowless, the independent contractor at the center of the election fraud scandal in the midterms, months before the 2018 election, The Washington […]
As the partial government shutdown enters Day 24, the Morning Joe panel discusses where Senate Republicans are on the shutdown and Trump’s tweets about Democrats on the shutdown.
The nation’s second largest school district is gearing up for a massive strike that will affect more than half a million students. Stephanie Ruhle is joined by the President of the National Education Association Lily Eskelsen García to discuss why more than 30,000 teachers are going on strike today.