Matt Laslo

VICE News

Democrats Want to Give Trump a Win on Gun Control. Here's What They're Offering.

“I think Republicans desperately want to vote on a background checks bill,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said.
Matt Laslo
4 days ago
VICE News

The Democrats Are Back and Here's Where Things Are on Impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee voted to define an impeachment inquiry that party leaders don't even want to talk about.
Matt Laslo
9.12.19
courts

The One Way Trump Has Changed America That Democrats Cannot Fix

Democrats are fantasizing about how to undo Trump's remake of the American judiciary.
Matt Laslo
8.23.19
asylum

Democrats Went to Guatemala After Trump's Asylum Deal. They Say it Will Be a Disaster.

Guatemala cannot care for its own people, let alone thousands of others who would be applying for asylum there under Trump's policy.
Matt Laslo
8.14.19
Mass Shootings

The Dumpster Fire at the NRA Could Be Gun Control Advocates' Big Chance

A summer of scandal and fundraising woes have weakened the National Rifle Association. But don't count them out.
Matt Laslo
8.7.19
war powers

This Is Congress' Last Chance to Exert Control Over Trump in the Middle East

Congress has one last best chance to assert itself over Trump’s often erratic foreign policy in the Middle East: the National Defense Authorization bill.
Matt Laslo
7.26.19
mueller report

Democrats' Next Big Move: Haul Trump's Inner Circle to Capitol Hill

Rep. David Cicilline told VICE News the House will fight to compel Don McGahn, Corey Lewandowski, Hope Hicks, and Rick Dearborn to testify.
Matt Laslo
7.25.19
mueller report

Repubs Are Dunking on Mueller and the Democrats: “They Look Like They're at a Funeral”

Republicans are out gloating over former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s shaky performance and the stark lack of any killer TV moments, let alone a smoking gun.
Matt Laslo
7.24.19
Send her back

Ilhan Omar and AOC Are Punching Back at Trump's “Fascist Rhetoric”

The Trump rally's "send her back" chant is reverberating around the Capitol.
Matt Laslo
7.18.19
immigration

It's Open War Between the Progressive "Squad" and Nancy Pelosi Over Immigration

“I’m starting to get confused about who’s setting the agenda and who’s leading the majority in the House,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) told VICE News.
Matt Laslo
7.11.19
Border Funding

Nancy Pelosi Just Got Rolled by Mitch McConnell on Immigration: “I Think She Got Sabotaged”

Senate Republicans got pretty much everything they wanted in a $4.5 billion border funding bill.
Matt Laslo
6.27.19
war powers

Congress Is Terrified Trump Is Being Manipulated Into a War with Iran

And they're taking steps to stop it.
Matt Laslo
6.20.19
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