DNC on the Introduction of the Equality Act

Today, the Equality Act, a comprehensive bill to expand non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people, was introduced by Democrats in the House and Senate. LGBTQ Media Director Lucas Acosta released the following statement in response:   “While the Trump administration prepares to implement the transgender military ban, House and Senate Democrats took a stand against hate […]

DNC on the Trump Administration’s Plans to Close All USCIS International Field Offices

DNC Latinx Media Director Enrique Gutierrez and AAPI Media Director John Santos released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s plans to close all USCIS international field offices:   “The Trump administration’s plans to close all international U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services field offices is a blatant attempt to deny opportunities to immigrants […]

Trump Wants To Slash Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security

Trump promised that “there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare, & Medicaid,” but now his new budget calls for slashing all three of these vital programs. Trump not only lied, but made his priorities clear — and it’s not fighting for working families.   Trump’s budget breaks his promises by slashing Medicare, Medicaid […]

The Worst Parts Of Trump’s Disastrous 2020 Budget

Trump’s latest budget proposal doubles down on his health care sabotage, breaks his promise to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, and would force taxpayers to pay for his ineffective and expensive border wall with across-the-board domestic spending cuts.   Here are just a few of the worst parts of Trump’s budget — it’s really […]

DNC on Trump’s Proposed Cuts to HIV Prevention Funding

Today, the White House released Trump’s latest budget proposal, which included a  22 percent cut in funding for PEPFAR, a program to treat and fight HIV/AIDS across the globe. In response, DNC LGBTQ Media Director Lucas Acosta issued the following statement: “Trump’s proposed cut to PEPFAR is just the latest indicator that he has no […]

Swamp Update: Environmental Edition

With two former energy lobbyists at the helms of the EPA and Interior, it’s no surprise that the agencies in charge of preserving our environment and protecting public health have been run over by special interests.  Note to Wheeler and Bernhardt – doling out favors to past clients is not part of your job…   […]

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