The AFL-CIO leader agrees with President Trump that ‘it's time to rewrite those rules’ on trade, but isn't happy with how Trump has used tariffs. Many union members voted for Trump, putting Trumka in a tight spot.
The “blue wave” is a real thing, right? Except that a Democratic resurgence actually faces some big hurdles. Today's Monitor Breakfast featured the man at the center of Democrats’ hopes to retake control of the Senate.
President Trump is a manager who appears to thrive on chaos and doesn't sweat details. But in the Rob Porter episode that ethos has run into the by-the-book tradition of security checks. Congressional leaders including Adam Schiff (D) are raising concerns.
At a breakfast for reporters hosted by The Christian Science Monitor, former Attorney General Eric Holder calls political gerrymandering 'a fundamental affront to our system of democracy.' He's heading a Democratic effort that seeks a more level playing field well beyond the next elections.