Let us take the former vice president up on his demand for documents and declassify them all.
If some members of the coalition are taking, other members of the coalition will demand a take too.
When demand is constraining an economy, there is little to be gained from increasing potential supply.
Speaking as a politician, I can promise you this: political leaders will not take risks if the people do not demand that they do.
This is part of the reason we need to focus on the demand for drugs, not just the supply of drugs.
Grain will be in demand in this kingdom, and in the south of Europe.
My heart fluttered as I rose to comply with the demand, and the chapel was hushed.
It was not a request, and not a demand; it was the dull statement of a need.
Not for myself, but for my Master's sake, I demand your friendship and fidelity.
He had come expecting to demand, and to carry away; and behold!
late 14c., "ask, make inquiry," from Old French demander (12c.) "to request; to demand," from Latin demandare "entrust, charge with a commission" (in Vulgar Latin, "to ask, request, demand"), from de- "completely" (see de-) + mandare "to order" (see mandate). Meaning "to ask for as a right" is early 15c., from Anglo-French legal use. Related: Demanded; demanding.
late 13c., "a question," from Old French demande (see demand (v.)). Meaning "a request, claim" is from c.1300. In the political economy sense (correlating to supply) it is attested from 1776 in Adam Smith.