Democrats insist they have learned the lessons of the 2016 primary and will come together behind the ultimate nominee. It may not be so simple. Tensions are rapidly escalating between Sanders and the Democratic establishment. At the same time, gender-based tensions between Warren and Sanders threaten to alienate female voters if the women are pushed out of the race early. There's no doubt that opposition to Trump will heal some wounds, but we're inclined to believe smart Democrats who tell us that opposition to Trump alone is not enough to unify the party and win in November. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: Can the establishment stop Bernie Sanders?
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Even Republican Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for week two of impeachment trial Trump defense team signals focus on Schiff Trump legal team offers brisk opening defense of president MORE (S.C), John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (La.) and Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntMeadows says Trump told him he didn't threaten senators on impeachment vote Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment Trump team to present case for about two hours on Saturday MORE (Mo.), big Trump fans, said Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffWhite House spokesperson: Media's 'obsession' with impeachment 'won't let up' Trump rips Chuck Todd for 'softball' Schiff interview Democrats, Republicans tussle over witnesses as vote approaches MORE (D-Calif.) did a “good job,” was “eloquent,” and made “admirable presentations” in making a compelling, fact-based case against Trump. … [Read more...] about Juan Williams: Democrats can’t let Trump off the hook
"I don't know what happened to them but I came to office and I had 138 judges that were not appointed by President Obama. So I say, 'Thank you Mr. President, very good.' And they'll say, 'He was a great president.' The fake news, 'He was a great president.' If he was a great president, how come he left me 138 judges to appoint when everybody says that's the single most important thing a President of the United States has to do." -- August 15 campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire … [Read more...] about Donald Trump made 84 false claims last week
Democrats did not shy away Thursday from talking about presidential contender Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, who sat on the board of a Ukrainian gas company until last year. While the Bidens have not been charged with any wrongdoing, it was Hunter Biden’s arrangement in Ukraine that compelled Trump to request an investigation into the Bidens, and withhold military aid until that investigation was announced. … [Read more...] about Jason Crow: Trump’s “dirt for dollars” quid pro quo was an abuse of power
For centrists, Biden, who is still the national front-runner, would not be fatally damaged by a loss in Iowa, especially considering that progressives and insurgent candidates have fared well historically in the state. However, if he falls behind former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegPoll: Sanders leads Biden by 9 points in Iowa Buttigieg on polarization: 'We don't have to choose between being bold and being unified' Buttigieg: America 'united in mourning' Kobe Bryant's death MORE or Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharPoll: Sanders leads Biden by 9 points in Iowa Democrats step up pressure over witnesses after Bolton bombshell The Memo: Impeachment dominates final Iowa sprint MORE (D-Minn.), it could be tough for him to climb out of that hole. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Report of Bolton tell-all manuscript roils Trump defense