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Trump picks ANOTHER Goldman Sachs Exec for Administration

For Immediate Release December 9, 2016 Contact: DNC Press- dncpress@dnc.org   Trump picks ANOTHER Goldman Sachs Exec for Administration “When Trump said ‘drain the swamp,’ he really meant ‘appoint a bunch of Goldman Sachs bankers.’ Gary Cohn is the third Goldman Sachs figure to join Trump’s team, and he joins an administration stacked with the same Wall Street bankers and Washington insiders that…

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Union president slams Trump in morning presser

For Immediate Release December 9, 2016 Contact: DNC Press – 202-863-8148  Union president slams Trump in morning presser  After publishing a blistering op-ed in the Washington Post, United Steelworkers Local 1999 President Chuck Jones held a press conference this morning in Indianapolis to continue correcting the record on the Carrier deal that Donald Trump has been boasting about. Jones made crystal clear that Trump flat-out lied…

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Trump’s Republican Party is Already Trying to Punish Women in Ohio

For Immediate Release December 9, 2016 Contact: DNC Press – 202-863-8148 Trump’s Republican Party is Already Trying to Punish Women in Ohio This week the Ohio state legislature doubled down on their attacks on women’s health by approving a ban on abortion after 20 weeks, which could be the nation’s toughest restriction on abortion. When asked why Republicans moved the bill forward, Ohio…

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Almost 30 million people are on the line

The Affordable Care Act is popular and working – more than 20 million previously uninsured Americans have affordable health care thanks to the ACA. Since November 1, more than one million people have selected plans through healthcare.gov during the first two weeks of the current open enrollment period. According to a recent study by the Urban Institute, repealing the ACA would increase the number of uninsured…

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Trump to Workers: Drop Dead (Part 2, Labor Secretary Edition)

“Fresh off publicly attacking a local labor leader who dared to criticize him, Trump has shown his disdain for America’s workers for the second time in the last 24 hours, picking a millionaire campaign donor and fast food CEO to lead the Labor Department. Andy Puzder strongly opposes raising the minimum wage, thinks paid leave and health insurance hurt his…

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Trump to Rust Belt Workers: Drop Dead

Last night, Donald Trump lashed out at Carrier workers, telling people who were desperately trying to save their jobs to spend “more time working-less time talking.” This was in response to criticism that Trump’s lied about how great his Carrier “deal” actually is: Carrier and its parent company gets millions in taxpayer money and keeps billions in defense contracts, and in exchange,…

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Drain That Swamp! Trump Picks Largest Trump Foundation Donor For Cabinet

“Linda McMahon and her family are the single largest outside contributors to the Trump Foundation, so it’s no surprise she is being rewarded with a plum job in Trump’s administration. American workers and small businesses will be body-slammed by Trump’s false promises about saving and creating jobs, just as we saw with Carrier. Trump continues to fill, not drain the swamp.”  -DNC…

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DNC Reacts to Trump’s EPA pick

“It’s clear by now that Donald Trump lied to voters about draining the swamp, and his selection of Scott Pruitt to head the EPA puts a giant oil rig right in the middle of it. Scott Pruitt is a climate change denier with a long history of opposing clean air laws. His re-election was bankrolled by special interests, and he…

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Corruption

Donald Trump is already gearing up to use the office of the President to make money for himself – breaking his signature promise to end the culture of self-enrichment in Washington. Trump’s financial dealings pose an unprecedented range of conflicts of interest, and he has already used his position as President-elect to advance his business interests in the U.S. and…

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Forward not back

Yesterday in his final planned national security address as Commander-in-Chief, President Obama delivered a powerful speech outlining the steps his Administration took to keep us safe and reiterated our nation’s values of religious freedom, free speech, and international order based on rules and law. Through his closing argument, he warned about what is at stake in the years ahead, and…

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