Trump is cozying up to Democrats after his surprise deal with Pelosi and Schumer
Over the past seven days, it seems as if President Donald Trump can’t get enough of bipartisanship.
Since he sided with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a deal to tack on a three-month suspension of the federal debt ceiling — and a continuing resolution to fund the government through early December — to a bill that would also include money for Hurricane Harvey relief, Trump has been repeating the “b” word over and over while making more overtures to Democrats than he had throughout his young presidency.
Within the past 24 hours, Trump has hosted a dinner with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, and Joe Donnelly of Indiana; met with a bipartisan group of congressmen that included Democrats Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, Henry Cuellar of Texas, Stephanie Murphy of Florida, Collin Peterson of Minnesota, Kurt Schrader of Oregon, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, Tom Suozzi of New York, and Peter Welch of Vermont; and invited both Schumer and Pelosi back to the White House for a Wednesday-night dinner.
After being asked by a reporter on Wednesday what his …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Finance