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House Dems demand Barr cancel ‘inappropriate’ press conference on Mueller report

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday called for Attorney General William Barr to cancel his planned press conference Thursday morning ahead of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. “The Department of Justice announced today that the Attorney General will hold a press…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

House Dems demand Barr cancel ‘inappropriate’ press conference on Mueller report

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday called for Attorney General William Barr to cancel his planned press conference Thursday morning ahead of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. “The Department of Justice announced today that the Attorney General will hold a press…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Democrats sought to deny US workers secret ballot they now demand for Mexican unions

Democrats are fighting hard for the right of Mexican workers to vote by secret ballot on union matters, just a few years after they fought to weaken the requirement for a secret ballot in U.S. union elections. The Democrats are demanding secret union ballots in…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Liberal Dark Money Group to Receive Private Briefing From House Dem Jerrold Nadler

The largest donors on the left will be given a private briefing on investigations into President Donald Trump by House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.) during a secretive Texas gathering this week, according to documents obtained exclusively by the Washington Free Beacon. The Democracy…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, April 5, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar probed for allegedly spending $6,000 of campaign funds on divorce attorney, personal travel

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., will soon learn the conclusions of an investigation into allegations that she violated campaign spending laws during her time as a state lawmaker — including accusations that she used campaign money to pay for her divorce attorney and personal travel.…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Dems ramp up subpoena threats

House Democrats are pushing forward with multiple investigations of the Trump administration, adopting an aggressive posture after special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation ended disappointingly for critics of the president. The chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee intensified a fight over White House security clearances…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Dems unite against Trump’s budget — but challenges coming

House Democrats are banding together this week in opposition to President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal, but the unity may prove to be short-lived as party leaders prepare their own budget blueprint in the weeks ahead. Democrats are coming off of a trying week following an…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

AOC, other Dems break with Pelosi on impeachment: ‘I happen to disagree’

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)†listens to the testimony of former Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque – RC156828F730 House Democrats aren’t giving up on attempting to…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Moderate Dems fume over Ocasio-Cortez ‘list’ threat

Moderate Democrats are fuming over New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s closed-door warning last week that Democrats who vote with Republicans are “putting themselves on a list” – a comment interpreted as a primary challenge threat. Ocasio-Cortez has since downplayed her comments, made in the…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 5, 2019

How House Republicans are making life difficult for Democrats, Pelosi

House Republicans are driving Democrats crazy, and driving a major wedge through the majority party. GOPers are using a garden-variety procedural tool to goad Democrats into taking challenging votes on the floor – and risking the defeat or alteration of legislation which is on the…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, March 1, 2019

Shutdown avoided as House sends spending bill to Trump’s desk

The House on Thursday night easily approved a border security and spending bill that President Trump plans to sign by Friday to avert a second government shutdown. The bill passed 300-128, after the Senate approved it 86-13. The legislation let most members breathe a sigh…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, February 15, 2019

House Democrats planning expansive Trump probes, even after Mueller report

No matter when and how Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe ends, House Democrats are planning to aggressively ramp up their own Trump-related investigations that will include a network of committees and high-profile public hearings likely to last well into the 2020 election year. It…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, February 14, 2019

House Democrats planning expansive Trump probes, even after Mueller report

No matter when and how Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe ends, House Democrats are planning to aggressively ramp up their own Trump-related investigations that will include a network of committees and high-profile public hearings likely to last well into the 2020 election year. It…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Memo: Trump moves to brink of emergency declaration

It is more likely than ever that President Trump will declare a national emergency at the border — and that’s just fine with some of his most fervent supporters. Stephen Bannon, the president’s former chief strategist, told The Hill that Trump “wins politically and practically…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, January 11, 2019

Democrats embrace ports of entry crackdown amid Trump border standoff

Congressional Democratic leaders have embraced the goal of increased border security in their fight with President Trump, proposing measures to harden the U.S. ports of entry — but omitting the barrier they supported five years ago. Those designated border crossings account for roughly 2.5 percent…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, January 10, 2019

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