Why Pelosi is so good at infuriating Trump

Why Pelosi is so good at infuriating Trump

The confrontations between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are getting to be recurring spectacles. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images congress The speaker stands firm against the president like few others. By JOHN BRESNAHAN and BURGESS EVERETT 05/22/2019 06:37 PM EDT Updated 05/22/2019 11:01 PM EDT 2019-05-22T11:01-0400 Something about Nancy Pelosi just gets under…
Return of the Republican civil war?

Return of the Republican civil war?

Rep. Mark Walker's team declined to rule out a North Carolina Senate bid against incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo A prominent conservative group is trying to lure a staunch ally of President Donald Trump into a primary race against Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina, threatening to inflame intra-party tensions…
Seattle and the Dream of the Car-free City

Seattle and the Dream of the Car-free City

Erick Trickey is a writer in Boston. SEATTLE—Three years ago, this fast-growing, hilly city of 725,000 people took a huge leap toward a longtime civic dream: becoming a place where it’s easy to live without driving every day or without owning a car at all. In March 2016, the region’s Link light-rail system, which ran…
Infrastructure Week dies — again

Infrastructure Week dies — again

A man works on Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nevada, in May 2017. Hopes for new funding for roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railroads have dried up. | John Locher/AP Photo transportation ‘There wasn’t going to be a $2 trillion deal anyway,’ Republican Rep. Sam Graves said. By KATHRYN A. WOLFE and TANYA SNYDER 05/22/2019…
Trump rages at Democrats as investigations advance on multiple fronts

Trump rages at Democrats as investigations advance on multiple fronts

President Donald Trump pivoted to talking about the Mueller report after a combative meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelsoi initially intended to cover infrastructure. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo white house An angry president makes it clear that he can't look past the Russia investigation. By NANCY COOK 05/22/2019 07:34 PM EDT President Donald Trump has…
New York Legislature passes bill to share Trump’s state taxes with Congress

New York Legislature passes bill to share Trump’s state taxes with Congress

The legislation was introduced as part of long-standing Democratic efforts to obtain more information about Trump’s financial situation. | Getty Images ALBANY — The New York Assembly passed legislation Wednesday that will let New York’s Department of Taxation and Finance share political officials’ state tax returns with congressional committees, giving Democrats new ammunition in their…
Trump hits back at Pelosi: ‘I don’t do cover-ups’

Trump hits back at Pelosi: ‘I don’t do cover-ups’

poster="http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201905/2725/1155968404_6039946903001_6039938355001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404" true President Donald Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi engaged in a public and bitter feud on Wednesday, with the president detonating bipartisan negotiations over the speaker’s accusations of a "cover-up" and Pelosi bluntly responding: “I pray for the president of the United States.” The breakdown resulted in Trump declaring that he will not work…
Pelosi urges Dems against impeachment as caucus grows restless

Pelosi urges Dems against impeachment as caucus grows restless

poster="http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201905/2795/1155968404_6039866795001_6039868993001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404" true Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump even as she said the president “is engaged in a cover-up.” Yet the call to take strong action against the president persisted in the caucus. While her Democratic chairmen largely stood with her, she…
Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump’s tax returns

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump’s tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week rejected a subpoena by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal for President Donald Trump’s tax returns. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Legal By TOBY ECKERT 05/22/2019 10:23 AM EDT Updated 05/22/2019 12:13 PM EDT 2019-05-22T12:13-0400 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday dismissed an internal IRS memo concluding it…
Beto busts out at CNN town hall

Beto busts out at CNN town hall

poster="http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201905/2747/1155968404_6039844985001_6039842299001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404" true 2020 elections Lagging in the polls, the Texan delivers a strong performance onstage in Iowa. By DAVID SIDERS 05/22/2019 12:25 AM EDT Updated 05/22/2019 12:43 AM EDT 2019-05-22T12:43-0400 DES MOINES, Iowa — Beto O’Rourke has held more than 150 town halls since announcing his presidential campaign. On Tuesday, it showed. Story Continued Below…

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