Should Democrats be more willing to work with President Trump? | The Tylt

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President Trump has reportedly reached a deal with congressional Democrats to raise the debt ceiling and fund the government. Many argue Democrats should seek to find common ground with President Trump on issues where they share the same goals. But others believe Democrats have nothing to gain from Trump's agenda and should obstruct him in the same way Republicans did Obama. What do you think?🐴 🇺🇸
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There has been an ongoing debate in the Democratic Party about the best path forward in the era of Trump. In a political climate more divided than ever, many feel bipartisanship is a lost cause. But some argue Democrats could gain a lot of political capital by working across the aisle.

"Democrats have less incentive to work with Republicans right now given the mess that the party is in. As they watch Trump’s approval ratings plummet and the congressional Republicans tie themselves up in knots, there is good reason for the Democrats to remain on the sideline. Yet if there are genuine opportunities that emerge, making progress on a few key issues could work in the favor of Democrats by providing a stark contrast to the destructive path of the commander in chief."
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Members of Democratic leadership have also expressed their openness to work with President Trump and the GOP in areas where their interests overlap.

"We have a responsibility to the American people to find as much common ground as we can. There has to be sincerity, though. ... I don't think he has the faintest idea — the president — about the health care thing."
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But many on the left believe the prospect of Democrats working with President Trump is a fantasy, and Trump has proven he has no desire to fight for the values Democrats believe in.

"Were it possible for Democrats to work with President Trump to benefit the American people, it would be laudable to do so, but we are now into the third month of his presidency, and Mr. Trump is as self-serving as we always knew he would be. Both the president and his party seem to be committed to doing as much harm to the American people, and our natural resources and international standing, as possible."
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Some on the left view any compromise from Democrats as unacceptable.

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And many Democratic representatives have lost faith in the prospect of ever being able to work with President Trump.

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But some on the left believe the Democratic Party could achieve a lot by agreeing to work with President Trump on issues where he is at odds with those within his own party.

FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Should Democrats be more willing to work with President Trump?
A festive crown for the winner
#WorkWithTrump
#ObstructTrump