Democrats see victory in Trump culture war

Democrats are taking aggressive steps to highlight President Trump’s focus on the hot-button cultural topics of race and heritage, betting it will play to their party’s advantage in November.

Democrats have embraced the Black Lives Matter campaign, and are now moving swiftly to carve out a clear distinction between the parties when it comes to issues of racial injustice…

Democratic appropriators are further charging ahead this week with government funding bills that seek to remove Confederate symbols from the Capitol and national parks — setting up a collision course with Trump, who has vowed to veto any effort that he views as a dismantling of history…

“I believe the majority of Americans want some calm and stability, not focusing upon divisive issues that most days impact their lives very little,” a GOP lawmaker told The Hill. “I ask again — what is his vision for the next term if he wins? What is his vision of the future of America?”