Tag: Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)

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Dem Rep Lee: Trump Is Trying to ‘Make America White Again’

Friday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) reacted to a Washington Post report claiming President Donald Trump referred to certain nations as “shithole countries” by saying Trump wanted to “make America white again.” Lee said, “My immediate reaction, it was just one of anger

Sunday on CNN’s "State of the Union," former Sen. Rick …

Watch: Rick Santorum, Carlos Gutierrez Clash Over DACA

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, Democratic strategist Neera Tanden and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) got into a heated exchange over the future of the Obama-era Deferred Action for

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Gutierrez on HUD Budget: Trump Wants to Lock Up Poor People in Private Prisons

Democratic lawmakers spoke at a rally on Wednesday aimed at “demanding” more, not less, federal dollars being appropriated for low-income housing. They used the occasion to slam President Donald Trump’s proposed $5 billion reduction in spending for Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) fiscal year 2018 budget.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 29: Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) accepts the Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award at the AIDSWatch 2016 Positive Leadership Award Reception at the Rayburn House Office Building on February 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation)

Hapless: GOP-Led Panel Approves Amendment That Would End Trump’s Authorization of Force Against Jihadist Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Republican-led House panel, in a rare show of bipartisanship, has voted to approve an amendment introduced by a Democrat to revoke the 2001 law that grants the president the authority to wage war against al-Qaeda and its affiliates without the consent of Congress, a move that restricts President Donald Trump’s ability to fight terror.