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Jeffries: Trump ‘Often Fancies Himself’ as a Monarch or Dictator

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated that President Trump “often fancies himself” as a monarch or dictator. Jeffries said that the White House’s statement about taking away the security clearances of multiple former officials

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Dem Rep Jeffries: Republicans Are the Ones Raising Impeachment

Saturday on MSNBC, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said the Democrats were focused on bettering the country while Republicans are raising the “specter of impeachment” to distract from their lack of accomplishments and plans for the future. “[W]hat we are seeing is

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Dem Rep Jeffries: Trump ‘Clearly Has Authoritarian Tendencies’

Sunday on MSNBC, when asked about President Donald Trump’s comments about Chinese President Xi Jinping being “president for life,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said Trump “clearly has authoritarian tendencies.” Jeffries said,”I think he’s sharing with the American people through the

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Dem Rep Jeffries: Trump ‘A Long a National Nightmare’

On Tuesday’s “CNN Tonight,” Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated President Trump is both “a long national nightmare,” and a joke. After listening to former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments about the president, Jeffries said, “He is a joke. He’s also

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Dem Rep Jeffries: ‘Cloud of Illegitimacy Hanging over the White House’

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated there is “a cloud of illegitimacy hanging over the White House” that can only be cleared up if Special Counsel Mueller is allowed to undertake a full investigation, and

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Dem Rep Jeffries: ‘Every Racist in America Voted for Donald Trump’

During a speech on the House floor on Monday, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) argued that while not all Trump voters are racists, “every racist in America voted for Donald Trump.” Jeffries said, “Since January 20th, we’ve seen a disturbing increase

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Dem Rep Jeffries: Trump ‘Is a Living, Breathing Conflict of Interest’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated, “by failing to keep his word and release his tax returns, Donald Trump is a living, breathing conflict of interest.” Transcript as Follows: “I’m Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and it’s my

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Dem Rep Jeffries: Trump Administration ‘Level of Arrogance’ Is ‘Shocking’

Monday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” discussing White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s reaction to reports of some career diplomatic government officials being unhappy about President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States,

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Only 4 Pro-Iran Deal Activists Show up at Brooklyn Town Hall

BROOKLYN, New York – Supporters of the Iran deal were in short supply at a town hall-style meeting with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) Tuesday night. Four supporters of the deal stood up during the question-and-answer portion of the evening and

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Dem Rep Jeffries: ‘Ghosts of the Confederacy’ Invaded GOP

Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) declared that “the ghosts of the Confederacy invaded the Republican conference” and wondered whether the Confederate battle flag represents “slavery, rape, kidnap, genocide, treason, or all of the above” at a press conference on Thursday. Jeffries,

Exit: N.Y. Dem Rep. Towns to Retire

Exit: N.Y. Dem Rep. Towns to Retire

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) —U.S. Rep. Ed Towns, D-N.Y., won’t seek re-election in November, several Democratic officials said. Towns, 77, was expected to face a competitive primary June 26, the date for House and Senate primaries, The Hill reported Sunday.