DNC Chair Tom Perez Visits Central Florida

Yesterday, DNC Chair Tom Perez spent the day in Central Florida speaking with rural voters in Polk County and engaging with Puerto Rican voters in Kissimmee, Florida and discussed the importance of electing Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson and Democrats up and down the ticket.   In the morning, Perez joined Florida Lt. Governor nominee Chris Read More

FACT CHECK: Trump Lies About Republicans Protecting People With Pre-Existing Conditions

At his Las Vegas rally last night, Trump said that he and Republicans “will protect patients with pre-existing conditions. We're going to do that.” That couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is that Trump and Republicans are backing a lawsuit to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions.   Read More

Paging Mitch McConnell…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previously said that “If we [Republicans] can’t sell this [the Trump tax law] to the American people, we ought to go into another line of work.”   McConnell, call your office. An internal Republican poll shows Americans know the truth about the Trump tax law and Republicans’ messaging has failed. Read More

Trump & Republicans Lie To Cover Up Their Unpopular Health Care Sabotage

Trump and Republicans continue to lie about Americans’ health care. The reality is that their sabotage of the Affordable Care Act is causing insurance premiums to skyrocket. They have done nothing to preserve protections for people with pre-existing conditions -- in fact, they’re trying to dismantle the very law that provides those protections.   Trump Read More

DNC on Anniversary of Hurricane Maria

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement on the anniversary of Hurricane Maria:   “One year ago, more than three million Americans in Puerto Rico faced one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the island. The storm’s devastation demanded swift and decisive action from the president, but Donald Trump watched and Read More

Trump Cuts Vital Health Programs To Fund His Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda has led to a record number of immigrant children being detained. Now, to fund facilities for the growing population of detained children, the Trump administration is cutting tens of millions of dollars from programs relied on by millions of Americans.   Trump’s cutting funding from:   Early childhood education   HIV/Aids medical Read More

DNC on Trump Allowing More Methane Waste

In response to the Trump administration’s rollback of an Obama-era rule to curb methane waste on public lands, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:   “Donald Trump continues to put corporate profits over the American people’s health and wallets. This senseless decision could waste $1 billion worth of energy over the next decade, Read More

DNC on Trump Administration Losing Track of 1,500 More Migrant Children

DNC Hispanic Media Director Enrique Gutiérrez released the following statement in response to the congressional report that the Trump administration has lost track of 1,500 more immigrant children:   “The Trump administration’s immigration policy failures are on full display. Losing track of 1,500 more children is indicative of the inhumane treatment this administration has shown Read More

DNC on Yom Kippur

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement on Yom Kippur:   “The Democratic Party wishes an easy, meaningful, and reflective fast to Jewish communities in America, Israel, and around the world. Yom Kippur is a chance not only to forgive and seek forgiveness for past mistakes, but also to come together to forge a Read More

ICYMI: Washington Post: DNC chairman Tom Perez: ‘We’re fighting for our democracy’

Washington Post: DNC chairman Tom Perez: ‘We’re fighting for our democracy’   By Jonathan Capehart   LISTEN HERE   “We can win everywhere if we organize everywhere.”   When Tom Perez was elected chair of the Democratic National Committee 17 months ago, there were doubts that he would be able to say something so confident. Read More