Moulton: U.S.-Israel Relationship Will Be 'More of a Fight' Inside Congress

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up,” 2020 presidential candidate Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) stated that the U.S.-Israel relationship will be “more of a fight” within Congress because President Trump is making the relationship into a “more partisan” issue. Moulton said,

Sanders: We've 'Come a Long Way' in Making Democratic Party 'More Progressive'

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that “we have come a long way, I think, in transforming the Democratic Party and making it into a more progressive party.” Sanders said, “I’m proud that we changed the political discourse in this country, that ideas that today are widely accepted, are part of the mainstream, are being supported by many Democratic candidates, if you will recall, three years ago, these ideas [were] considered to be radical and extreme and fringe ideas. So, we have come a long way, I think, in transforming the Democratic Party and making it into a more progressive party.” He added, “[M]any of the major issues that I have been talking about for years are now widely supported by the American people.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

Schiff: Trump Could Not Be 'More Furthering of Russian Interests,' More 'Antagonist' to U.S. Interests

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) accused President Donald Trump of “furthering of Russian interests” and of being “antagonist” to American interests. Schiff said, “I can’t go into what we were initially briefed in terms of the FBI’s interest concern, was it criminal, was it counterintelligence, who were they looking at? I can’t go into the specifics of that. I can tell you from our committee’s point of view, counterintelligence has been at the heart of our concerns. And a concern that a foreign government might have leverage over the president has been at the heart of our concerns, and we’re determined to get to the bottom of it. Something explains the president’s bewildering conduct of Russian policy. When you add to that what The Washington Post has disclosed; that he made an effort not only to excluded people from the room when he met with Putin but might have attempted to make sure the record of that never saw the light of day.” He added, “It’s hard to be worse than it looks, honestly. Let’s say there was no compromise and this was just the president acting on his own, you could not act in a way that