Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders called for a new direction for the Democratic Party. Sanders also said he is backing Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison in his bid to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
US political activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader tells DW why he believes Donald Trump will be a one-term president and why the Democrats should adopt European concepts to win the midterm elections.
The Democratic Party filed a suit against Russia, WikiLeaks and President Donald Trump, charging that they conspired to disrupt the 2016 election. Trump "gleefully welcomed Russia's help," the lawsuit claims.
The liberal senator has said he is "prepared to work" with Trump but will "vigorously oppose him" if he pursues racist and sexist policies. Other US progressives like Elizabeth Warren have echoed Sanders' sentiments.
The unprecedented public attention for the race to lead the Democratic National Committee, a post with limited powers, is a sign of the deep discontent over Donald Trump. It also represents a symbolic shift of the party.
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