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if trump wants to work with democrats, he’ll have to be a totally different president

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if trump wants to work with democrats, he’ll have to be a totally different president

analysiswashington — after wooing conservative republicans on health care blew up in his face, president donald trump is considering doing a total 180 and reaching out to congressional democrats to get the rest of his agenda done.“i think it’s time for our folks to come together, and i also think it’s time to potentially get a few moderate democrats on board as well,” trump’s chief of staff, reince priebus, told chris wallace on “fox news sunday.”except, that’s easier said than done. to have democrats’ ear, trump will need to change pretty much everything about him — his tone, his substance, his policy — since he became president, say those very same democrats in congress.“if he changes,” senate minority leader chuck schumer, d-n.y., said on abc’s “this week,” “he could have a different presidency.”democrats saw a glimmer of promise in trump’s campaign rhetoric — he was critical of free trade deals, he was supportive of more taxes on the wealthy, and even at one point, he was open to a universal health-care system.but since trump got inaugurated, he’s dropped his populist streak and taken a hard tact to the right: he endorsed a health-care plan democrats despised for its tax breaks on the wealthy and loosening mandated coverage for the poor. after his white house put out a travel ban 2.0 when the first one was stopped by the courts, trump said at a campaign rally he wished the first could have stayed in place.“he moved so far ...