Mollineau Op-Ed: The Do’s and Don’ts for House Democrats in the Divided 116th Congress

Mollineau Op-Ed: The Do’s and Don’ts for House Democrats in the Divided 116th Congress

After months of anticipation, a Democratic-controlled House will take power in January. It’s been eight long years since we had this opportunity and for many members of the new Democratic majority it will be their first time serving in a position of power.

I’ve had the honor of working for members of Congress in the majority and in the minority and while being in the majority is certainly rewarding, it is much more challenging. It will be all the more challenging in a political environment narrated by an unhinged President Donald Trump, and polarized by a House minority and an emboldened Republican-controlled Senate in no mood to do Democrats favors.