Tomorrow, House Republicans are bringing a cruel Farm Bill to the floor that abandons America’s farmers and ranchers who are struggling with plummeting prices and the damage of the Trump Tariffs and economic uncertainty.
President Trump likes to downplay Russia’s attack on our democracy and continues to undermine the legitimacy of the Special Counsel’s investigation into the Trump-Russia scandal – calling it a “witch hunt” and “based on an illegal act.” The President is making things up again. Unlike the GOP’s three-year Benghazi investigation, which found no wrongdoing whatsoever, the Special Counsel’s investigation has resulted in 22 indictments and five guilty pleas.
Apparently, President Trump – who spent the last two years claiming he was going to ‘make America great again’ and put ‘America First’ is more concerned about jobs lost overseas than here at home. On Sunday, he tweeted:
Today, President Trump is set to deliver a speech about prescription drug costs.
After accusing the pharmaceutical industry of ‘getting away with murder’ and making multiple bold promises to lower drug prices ‘very substantially in the not-too-distant future,’ President Trump and his Administration have not taken any serious action on the issue.
Even worse, the pharmaceutical industry has a firm grip on this Administration, wielding influence in top positions – including Alex Azar, Trump’s HHS Secretary and former top pharmaceutical executive.
Yesterday, President Trump stunned the international community when he announced the U.S. is pulling out of the successful Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
This dangerous decision leaves America isolated instead of Iran, weakens our international credibility during a critical moment to advance a denuclearization agreement with North Korea and recklessly puts the catastrophic threat of a nuclear-armed Iran back on the table.
And media outlets across the country agree: the President’s decision to unilaterally walk away from this agreement defies all comprehension.
More bad news for Republicans and their GOP tax scam…
Today, Leader Pelosi sat down with POLITICO’s Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman for the POLITICO Playbook Breakfast to discuss Democrats’ bold economic agenda A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future. During the conversation, she highlighted the stark contrast between Democrats’ fight for the economic security for hard-working families; and President Trump and the GOP Congress’ raw deal which stacks deck in favor of the wealthy few.
On the eve of President Trump’s decision on the JCPOA, it’s worth taking time to remember a few key things about the agreement.
Another day, another story about a Trump Administration official living their best life on the backs of American taxpayers. What was once just questions about millions of taxpayer dollars wasted on luxury trips, over-priced office furniture, and sound-proof phone booths – has now been revealed as something much more nefarious.
Swampy, shady, scandalous doesn’t do these guys any justice. Examples of corruption, pay-to-play and an Administration that sells out the interest of the American people for profit, to line the pockets of their special interest lobbyist friends and corporate cronies, are piling up.
‘Jobs, jobs, jobs.’ That’s what Republicans repeatedly promised the GOP tax scam was really about.
But instead of creating jobs and raising wages for American workers, the GOP tax scam instead delivers a massive windfall to Corporate America and the top one percent by mortgaging the future of America’s middle class families.