Democrats are furious at Dianne Feinstein for hugging Lindsey Graham and thanking him for a job well done after Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings

Sen. Dianne Feinstein hugs Sen. Lindsey Graham at the close of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill on on October 15, 2020. Samuel Corum/Pool/AFP via Getty ImagesDemocratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein hugged Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham at the close of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings on Thursday. Feinstein also thanked Graham for leading the hearings. "This has...

Bipartisan ‘get well soon’ wishes for Trump, but some Democrats send pointed message

WASHINGTON — Messages for a quick recovery from lawmakers began flooding in Friday, reacting to the news that President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19.It was bipartisan — Democrats and Republicans offered prayers and wishes of "get well soon" to the president and his wife, with some Democrats wondering whether contracting coronavirus would change...

Convention jitters grip Democrats – POLITICO

Asked whether the party would hold regional events, Democratic National Convention Committee spokesperson Ofirah Yheskel said, "The specifics of the satellites have not yet been finalized.” Democratic officials said any choices will be made in consultation with two epidemiologists, Ian Lipkin and Larry Brilliant, that they have hired. They also said they have done several calls with DNC...

Coronavirus live news: Democrats pass House bill calling for $3tn stimulus, Brazil health minister quits | World news

Afghanistan’s health ministry warned of a surge in deaths as confirmed cases of Covid-19 reached 6,402 amid war raging on across the country.Wahid Majroh, the country’s deputy health minister, said 1,113 suspected patients were tested over 24 hours, of whom 349 came back positive. Fifteen Covid-19 deaths were recorded overnight, pushing the toll to 168. There have been 788 recoveries.“If...

11 Democrats still in U.S. presidential race as New Hampshire votes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The presidential nominating contest for both the Democratic and Republican parties continues Tuesday in New Hampshire. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Gilford, New Hampshire U.S., February 10, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaFor Democrats, what was once a field of more than 20...

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trivializing impeachment’ after vote on articles

Trump spoke just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee voted. December 13, 2019, 8:30 PM8 min read Just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee Friday approved two articles of impeachment against him, President Donald Trump accused them of "trivializing" the constitutional process for political gain. Before a meeting with Paraguay's president at the White House, Trump told...

Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday morning

Engel, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler and other Democrats involved in the planning meetings declined to provide further details. But nearly a dozen Democratic lawmakers and aides told POLITICO they have been told to plan for a House Judiciary Committee markup on Thursday. Democrats are considering at least three charges against Trump — abuse of power, obstruction of Congress...

Giuliani mystery phone calls, texts uncovered by Democrats’ impeachment report

Who in the White House budget office called Rudy Giuliani on an August afternoon, and what did they have to talk about for 13 minutes?House impeachment investigators were unable to answer either question in their report released Tuesday by Democrats on the Intelligence Committee. But the call — and more than a dozen others and texts between President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and White...