On Politics: Trump’s Tariffs May Be Here to Stay

Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority in the House in 2020, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016.

The number of Democratic presidential candidates has hit 22: Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana joined the race, vowing to elevate the issue of campaign finance and, more implicitly, to make Democrats competitive again across the country’s interior.

Elizabeth Warren said that she would not participate in a Fox News town hall as some other Democratic candidates have, calling the media outlet “a hate-for-profit racket” that seeks to turn Americans against each other.

Tensions between Mr. Biden and other Democrats over his stance on climate change have escalated, after Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashed out at “middle ground” approaches to the issue in a thinly veiled criticism of the former vice president.


Today’s On Politics briefing was compiled by Margaret Kramer in New York.

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