Can Democrats actually work with Donald Trump? If liberal lawmakers attempt that they risk angering their base by collaborating with a president millions of Americans voted against. But the party may have little choice following a devastating electoral defeat that left Republicans in control of the White House and Congress.
Democrats in Congress, including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who while technically an Independent is considered to be a champion of the party’s left wing, are signaling that they hope to find common ground with the next president. Here’s a partial transcript from a speech Sanders delivered on Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C., outlining an agenda that Democrats and Trump might agree upon