Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Trump made promises to blue-collar voters. Democrats plan to make sure he follows through

Trump made promises to blue-collar voters. Democrats plan to make sure he follows through

Republicans became known as the “party of no” during the Obama years because of their frequent efforts to block the president’s initiatives.

As congressional Democrats prepare to deal with a Republican White House, they appear ready to take the opposite approach, effectively challenging President-elect Donald Trump by finding opportunities to say “yes.”

The goal is to strategically engage with the White House on common objectives and at the same time try to drive a political wedge between Trump and those Republicans anxious about his costlier ideas, such as rebuilding infrastructure, aiding blue-collar...

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