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The Mueller report changes nothing for Congress, which remains as fiercely divided as ever

The release of the Mueller report has only hardened the previously-held stances Democrats and Republicans have on President Donald Trump.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer attends House Democrats news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Democratic House leader says impeaching Trump isn’t ‘worthwhile’ after the Mueller report

"Very frankly, there is an election in 18 months and the American people will make a judgement," House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Thursday.
FILE PHOTO - Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks during a mark up hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have officially requested Mueller testify before Congress

"I request your testimony before the Judiciary Committee as soon as possible—but, in any event, no later than May 23, 2019," Rep. Jerry Nadler wrote.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler in 2007.

‘This whole thing is a s—show and a sham’: Capitol Hill is in a frenzy following 2 bombshell revelations about the upcoming Mueller ...

"Why are they working so hard to craft this narrative before we even see the thing?" one House Judiciary aide told INSIDER.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

A trip that would have shown a rare moment of bipartisanship between lawmakers like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a GOP colleague appeared to fall apar...

Last month, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez accepted an invitation from GOP Rep. Andy Barr to visit his district in Kentucky. But last Friday, the goodwill seemed to flip.
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 8: Capitol Hill staffer Ariel Eckblad is legislative director for Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) just outside of her office in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on Friday February 8, 2019.

Congressional aides are more racially diverse than ever before

Staffers working for Democratic lawmakers make up the majority of non-whites.
US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking at the NAN Conference, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the botched Green New Deal rollout was her biggest mistake yet in Congress

Ocasio-Cortez hasn't taken responsibility for the botched rollout, telling MSNBC's Chris Hayes last month that a staffer "had a really bad day."
Conservative media coverage of House Democrats.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez replaces Nancy Pelosi as Fox News and Republicans’ new boogeyman for 2020

Fox News and Fox Business networks mentioned Ocasio-Cortez 3,181 times during a six-week duration from February 25 to April 7 — nearly 76 times a day.

Nancy Pelosi downplays Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her allies’ power in Congress, says they’re ‘like five people’

"Whatever orientation they came with to Congress, they know we have to hold the center, that we have to go down the mainstream," Pelosi said.