Category: Politics

This could be a really long government shutdown

The notion that Democrats and Republicans can come together during a partial government shutdown and negotiate a deal that President Donald Trump would sign made Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) erupt into incredulous laughter. “No!” exclaimed Sanford, even before the government had officially shuttered in part on Friday night. “To the average person out there — […]

Elizabeth Warren wants to outflank Trump on trade

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) isn’t ready to cede trade policy themes to President Donald Trump. In a speech set to be delivered Thursday afternoon at American University, in Washington, DC, Warren unloads a biting critique of a generation’s worth of neoliberal trade policy consensus in Washington and — strikingly — insists that despite Trump’s embrace […]