He argued, "It's people, not guns," and I countered, "It's guns that make it easier for people to kill." It was easily the 28th time we'd argued about gun control, with no foreseeable end in sight. We small-talked about football and basketball, our favorite bands, and our families, and then he asked for my number. The thought crossed my mind (and his, I later learned) more than I like to admit. The whole date I kept thinking, Until, of course, I asked him about politics.House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling her rank-and-file members that she is confident a good portion of President Donald Trump's voters will eventually turn on him -- and Democrats just have to wait it out."The way I told my members: It's like telling your friend the guy she's dating is a jerk. But if you tell her right up front, you'll lose a friend. Let them find out," Pelosi recounted during a small briefing for reporters in her Capitol suite Tuesday."Leave it to a San Francisco liberal to belittle and condescend to the 63 million voters who called for real change last November," Gorman said. You can give her clues and then eventually one thing will lead to another, she'll come to her conclusion."Pelosi's comments underscore just how hard it'll be for this out-of-touch party to compete across the country in 2018."Pelosi also discussed the first White House meeting that she and other lawmakers had with the President after he was inaugurated, when he insisted that millions of votes were fraudulent and Pelosi told him he was wrong.Beyond that widely reported incident, Pelosi said Trump worked very hard in the meeting to charm lawmakers, especially Democrats, though she conceded Trump worked harder on Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer because he probably knows she is a "lost cause."Democrats plan to pressure the GOP chairmen of both committees to invoke that rule, created after the so-called Teapot Dome scandal during Warren Harding's administration in the 1920s, to get Trump's tax returns.But now, Democrats said, it's not clear whether the payments will be shut off.
He argued the value of the Second Amendment; I couldn't even fathom the rights of gun owners when children had died. But we've been together for four years, have a 2-year-old child, and couldn't be more in love. I published an article in a local newspaper about dating in Seattle, and he messaged me because he could relate. But the whiskey was flowing and I felt something when I looked at him — something that told me this wouldn't just be a one-night stand — so I wanted to know that we had as much political chemistry as we had sexual. That's not to say that I didn't consider dating someone else.
“Back then, it was a less divisive time,” Amy said. This election year, Amy and Frank, now in their 30s and the parents of two, live together in a house divided.