Powered by

Divided Congress prepares for Trump's address:Democrats using invites, attire as means to protest

Feb 05, 2019 - The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal Democratic upstart from New York, is bringing a sexual assault survivor who cornered a Republican senator in an elevator, demanding to know if he was going to vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Representative Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., a chairwoman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, is bringing a climate change scientist. Representative Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a Somali refugee, is bringing a Liberian refugee who is...