Democrats

Bernie Sanders: Joe Biden Inheriting ‘Worst’ Economy, Climate Change, ‘Racist Immigration System’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said President-elect Joe Biden is inheriting the “worst economy since the Great Depression,” as well as the “worst public health crisis in 100 years,” the threat of climate change, and a “racist immigration system” from President Donald Trump, whom he referred to as the “most dangerous president in American history.”

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to media in the spin room after the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Charleston Gaillard Center on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. Seven candidates qualified for the debate, hosted by CBS News and Congressional Black Caucus Institute, ahead of …

Nancy Pelosi: Trump, Allies ‘Don’t Believe in Governance’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) appeared to conclude that President Trump and his allies “don’t believe in governance” — her explanation as to why they reject sweeping mask mandates — during a guest appearance on a bonus episode of Hillary Clinton’s podcast You and Me Both released Monday.

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Nancy Pelosi Snaps: ‘I’m Not Dismissing’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) claimed on Sunday that she respects Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a far-left “Squad” member who has openly criticized the Democrat Party’s leadership, telling CBS News’s Leslie Stahl she is “not dismissing” people like AOC despite years-long rumors of infighting within the caucus.

Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a closed-door meeting on July 26, 2019, after which Pelosi said she and AOC do "not have that many differences."

AOC: ‘We Need New Leadership in the Democratic Party’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said the Democrat Party needs new leadership — a remark which comes after two years of rumors infighting among establishment Democrats and far-left progressives in the caucus as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) continue to hold a grip on ultimate direction of the party.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door meeting with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. Ocasio-Cortez recently criticized Pelosi, saying she felt Pelosi had been "outright disrespectful" by "singling out of newly elected women of color" for criticism. …