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House Democrats, in Baltimore, vow to fight Trump

House Democrats, in Baltimore, vow to fight Trump

House Democrats opened their annual issues retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday by vowing to aggressively fight President Donald Trump, slamming his first weeks in the White House and suggesting there would be little room for compromise.

In a barrage of criticism, Democratic leaders meeting at an Inner Harbor hotel used "illusionist" and "authoritarian regime" to describe Trump. Based on his actions so far, they said, they did not envision many areas of agreement.

The strong rhetoric from Democrats — who have little real power in the House — appeared to reflect a leftward lunge by the party following Trump's temporary travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim...

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