Why is the US president being impeached, and who are all these new people?!
Even some of Trump’s closest Republican allies are infuriated over his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, though they say there’s little they can do.
Rep. Ilhan Omar also endorsed Sanders just after news broke that Ocasio-Cortez would officially back Sanders at his rally in Queens on Saturday.
“He’s basically avoided doing everything he can to hold this president accountable."
The chairs of three House committees have already subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents and have begun scheduling depositions.
Progressive Groups Are Urging Democratic Leaders Not To Take A Vacation Until The President’s Impeached
In a letter to Democratic leaders, two progressive groups said they “respectfully demand that House leadership cancel [its upcoming break] and immediately get to work impeaching this lawless president.”
Trump’s explicit request that the Ukrainian president help dig up dirt on Joe Biden is “exactly the crime that we were concerned about,” one House Democratic leader said.
The Ukraine Story Is A Much Easier Sell Than The Mueller Report Ever Was, Pro-Impeachment Democrats Say
“He's just coming out and saying, ‘Yeah, I did it, and yeah, my office held up the money.’"
The House speaker’s announcement comes amid reports that Trump withheld aid money from Ukraine while pushing the country for dirt on Joe Biden.
As the story of President Trump’s interactions with Ukraine continues to unravel, moderate Democrats and impeachment holdouts are changing their tune.
Democrat Alex Morse — an openly gay mayor who has backed legal weed and decriminalizing sex work — is challenging longtime Rep. Richard Neal in Massachusetts.
A Major Progressive Group That Backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Endorsing Another Young Woman Trying To Take Down A Top Democrat
Brand New Congress is endorsing Mckayla Wilkes, the 29-year-old progressive challenging House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer in 2020.
Their Daughter Was Killed In Aurora. Now They Say The Anti–Gun Violence Movement Has Left Them Behind.
“Here’s the deal: We really don’t have a true grassroots gun violence prevention movement in this country,” said Lonnie Phillips, whose daughter, Jessi, was killed in the 2012 movie theater mass shooting.
The dead include the brother of the shooter, a man who celebrated his 30th birthday last week, and a young mother whose youngest was born just last month.
“Anyone who says their constituents don’t care about this issue isn’t listening.”
Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler dodged questions about his personal support for impeachment, even as he’s laying the groundwork for an inquiry.
“Frankly, our Democratic majority has pinned a lot on Mueller and his report … In retrospect, we made some tactical mistakes.”
The House Voted To Condemn The Boycott Israel Movement Over Protests From Reps. Ilhan Omar And Rashida Tlaib
The measure to formally condemn the BDS movement passed the House overwhelmingly Tuesday night. "Dissent is how we nurture democracy," Tlaib said.
Progressives Won The Minimum Wage Fight — Now They Think They Can Do It Again With Health Care And The Green New Deal
“Many movements have to walk through a little bit of ridicule and laughter before they can shift to people thinking, Oh, they were right.”