Discussion in 'Black People Politics' started by Sami_RaMaati, Jan 27, 2017.
Why are Senate Democrats rolling over for Trump?
Senate Democrats are acting like a bunch of spineless jellyfish.
Several of President Trump's Cabinet nominees — James Mattis for defense, John Kelly for homeland security, Mike Pompeo for CIA director, and Nikki Haley for ambassador to the United Nations — have been confirmed ...
Photo Composite | Images courtesy AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, J. Scott Applewhite, REUTERS/Joshua Roberts, Carlos Barria, Jonathan Ernst
January 26, 2017
Stories to watch: The search for new Democratic leadership
... What about the next generation of Democrats? Beltway pundits are already busying themselves with lists of 2020 hopefuls. The same names keep popping up in every outlet: new California Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. All of these pols are still so unfamiliar, however, that it’s hard to imagine them commanding the same sort of national attention as Trump — or wanting to ...
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Yahoo NewsJanuary 28, 2017
Democratic National Committee Asks a Question on Twitter, Immediately Regrets It
If you don't have a good idea what the answer you'll get might be, think twice about asking a question on social media
... the DNC wrote this: " We want to know what YOU want the future of our party to look like and what you want from our next Chair. Tell us:".
Lawyers have a saying: Never ask a question in a courtroom for which you don't already have the answer, surprises can be nasty; the ones the DNC received were so bad, the paint must be peeling off the organization's walls, here are some examples -- and although the answers are political in nature, because this is a forum about business, the point is to show just how deep you can sink in little time ...
Chuck Schumer under fire from left-wing activists
Left-wing activists have found a collateral target in their efforts to resist President Trump — powerful Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer.
Enraged that the Senate Minority Leader has voted in favor of several cabinet nominees, a coalition of political, environmental and anti-poverty organizations led by the Working Families Party plan to protest near Schumer’s Park Slope home and in front of his Peekskill office this week ...
By Aaron Short
January 28, 2017 | 2:39pm
Schumer breaks down in tears while denouncing Trump’s travel ban
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer broke down in tears on Sunday as he announced that Democrats are considering legislation to overturn President Trump’s controversial executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
“This executive order was mean-spirited and un-American,” Schumer said at a press conference in New York City, where he was surrounded by families affected by the ban; “it was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country, and it will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm” ...
Yahoo NewsJanuary 29, 2017
Trump mocks Schumer for crying during speech protesting his immigration ban
President Trump is blaming the airport chaos that followed his controversial executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries on protesters, a computer outage at Delta Air Lines and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s teary-eyed response to the ban ...
People participate in a protest against Trump’s travel ban outside Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on Saturday night. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Yahoo News January 30, 2017
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