Democrats are 'SCARED' of Trump running for House Speaker, Matt Gaetz claims as ex-president calls idea 'so interesting'

DEMOCRATS are "scared" of the possibility that Donald Trump could run to become the next Speaker of the House, Rep. Matt Gaetz has claimed. Gaetz made the remarks just days after Pennsylvania Democrat Brendan Boyle introduced a new bill called the MEMBERS Act which, if passed, would ensure only elected members of the House could assume the role. The bill

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Douthat: Democrats and Republicans are wrong to escalate the voting wars

About two years ago I did something foolish: I wrote an optimistic column arguing that a polarizing issue was ripe for deescalation and compromise. The issue was voting rights, where Republicans have long championed voter ID laws as a bulwark against alleged voting fraud, while Democrats have countered that such restrictions unfairly burden many Americans, racial minorities especially, in the

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John Oliver: Democrats 'Don't Seem Remotely Prepared' for GOP Threats

“Democrats simply cannot afford to rest on their laurels right now. Republicans definitely aren’t.” “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” made its return Sunday night on HBO after a couple weeks on the air, and Oliver started things off with the most pressing issue of the moment: that the Democrats, who currently control all three branches of government, don’t seem

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Democrats ahead in early voting counts as polls close in Georgia Senate races

More On: georgia Ted Cruz to object to Arizona electors, adding to fraud claims Critical mass: Georgia voters flock to polling sites for crucial runoff races Georgia Senate runoff elections among most expensive in history What’s at stake in Georgia’s US Senate runoff elections today Polls in the fiercely-contested Georgia Senate runoff races have closed, with early vote counts on Tuesday giving

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House leaders urge Democrats not to join team Biden to maintain majority

Confronted with a shrunken majority, House leaders are discouraging fellow Democrats from taking jobs with the incoming Biden administration — out of concern that Republicans could take back the chamber in the 2022 mid-term elections, sources told The Post on Sunday. Insiders variously accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca) and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) of urging Dems to stay

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Democrats, Republicans can do ‘better’ for Black Americans: Killer Mike

Killer Mike: Democrats, Republicans can be better at helping African American communities Killer Mike argues if African American communities are stronger economically, ‘the greater community is stronger.’ “Democrats and Republicans can do a better job at helping the African American communities,” rapper Killer Mike told “Varney & Co.” on Thursday. Continue Reading Below Killer Mike, whose name is Michael Render, made the comment

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Trump accuses Democrats of trying to ‘steal’ 2020 election with mail-in voting

President Trump on Thursday flipped a line from Hillary Clinton’s 2020 Democratic National Convention speech — claiming it’s Democrats who are trying to “steal the election” with their push for mail-in voting. “This is going to be the greatest scam in history. This will be the most fraudulent election in history,” Trump said during a Fox News interview with Sean

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US Democrats formally nominate Joe Biden to take on Donald Trump

Party cements Biden’s status as its best hope to defeat the incumbent Republican president in November election. The Democrats in the United States have formally nominated Joe Biden as their presidential candidate, designating the veteran leader as their challenger to President Donald Trump in the November election. In a virtual roll call vote on Tuesday, due to the coronavirus pandemic,

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Democrats’ $3T coronavirus bill has more mentions of cannabis than jobs

WASHINGTON — Democrats’ coronavirus efforts have gone to pot. A behemoth 1,800-page, $3 trillion coronavirus relief package unveiled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and doomed to go up in smoke in the Senate includes more than 68 references to the word “cannabis.” The phrase “jobs” appears 52 times and the word “hire” just 17 times as the economy craters and

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