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Trump: ‘I don’t throw temper tantrums’

President Donald Trump, pictured here with (from left) John Barrasso, John Thune, Mike Pence, Roy Blunt and Mitch McConnell, tweeted that the Wednesday meeting had been a “waste of time.” | AP Photo/Alex Brandon Share on [...]

Donald Trump rebuffs Dems’ border security plan: ‘They don’t come in through checkpoints’

President Trump on Wednesday waved off Democrats’ claims of support for more security measures at border ports of entry, saying illegal immigrants and criminals mostly enter through long stretches of wilderness on the U.S.-Mexico border. “They [...]

Why Guys Like Mitt Romney Don’t Scare Donald Trump

*/ ]]> He has tried to be reasonable, tried to be patient. But Mitt Romney, with an earnest sigh, says he’s arrived reluctantly at a moment of unavoidable judgment: Donald Trump has bad character. Disrespectful. Divisive. Erratic. Yuck. Story [...]

Brett Kavanaugh protesters don’t regret arrests

For most of the protesters arrested during Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, the moment has come and gone, as forgotten as the accusations against the nominee by Christine Blasey Ford and others. Yet the fleeting [...]

Voters don’t buy Democrats’ impeachment push: Poll

Most voters say Democrats have yet to prove a convincing case tying President Trump to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, according to a new poll being released Tuesday. And a majority in the McLaughlin & Associates survey also say [...]

O’Rourke, other Dems don’t want tent city’s contract renewed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Rep. Beto O’Rourke and four other Democratic members of Congress toured a remote tent city in West Texas on Saturday where they said that 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $ 1 million per [...]

‘His word isn’t good’: Dems don’t trust Trump to make shutdown deal

Even as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer look to avoid a shutdown, they don’t have complete freedom to maneuver. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> [...]

‘You don’t just get to say that you’re progressive’: The left moves to defend its brand

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said it is critical “that we have some very clear guidelines about what it means to be progressive.” | Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images 2020 Election In advance [...]

Trump: ‘I don’t do anything … just for political gain.’

*/ ]]> For the last two years, congressional Republicans have persuaded President Donald Trump to delay the fight to fund his border wall, convincing him he would pay a steep political price for such a high-stakes legislative brawl. Trump [...]

‘We don’t want an Alabama’: Hyde-Smith has Republicans holding their breath

Democrats acknowledge GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is likely to win, but argue her flubs have given Mike Espy a narrow opening if everything breaks his way. | Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo Elections Democrat Mike Espy claims momentum in the [...]