Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

Mom to Theo, Henry and dog Maple. Wife to Jonathan. U.S. Senator from NY and candidate for president. Not “very polite.”

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I hope you are all enjoying your #PresidentsDay  weekend! Let's do everything we can to make sure that this is President Trump's final one in office, shall we?

Let’s elect candidates committed to reform and finally end Citizens United. Help fuel our new partnership with @StopBigMoney :

Today, we mourn the 17 people killed in the Parkland shooting two years ago. As we honor their memories, we *must* keep calling BS on the NRA’s chokehold on our gun laws, as in @Emma4Change’s words. That's how we will prevail over greed.

Virtually every other advanced economy has established an independent agency to address data protection challenges, and many other challenges of the digital age. Isn’t it about time that the U.S. caught up?

Even the savviest consumers of technology cannot fully understand how companies use their data. The U.S. must make an effort to protect you.

Working to combat corruption isn’t just good politics—it’s the right thing to do to create a true representative democracy. That's why I'm so thrilled to announce that @getots  will be working with @StopBigMoney  to help elect more reformers in 2020.


You cannot silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines to speak out about the unfitness and shame you have brought to the Oval Office.

To my Republican colleagues who've complained that there's no new evidence in this impeachment trial: You voted more than ten times to block relevant witnesses and evidence. Don’t bury your head in the sand and then complain that it’s dark.

We can’t let Trump’s right-wing nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, take a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court. I still need 548 more people to join me in speaking out before 11:59 p.m. tonight: Tell the Senate to reject Trump’s nominee!

President Trump should resign. But, of course, he won't hold himself accountable. Therefore, Congress should investigate the multiple sexual harassment and assault allegations against him.

Women are a force to be reckoned with. We won’t be silenced.

Trump ordered the end of DACA and TPS. Then he shut down the government. Now he’s holding federal workers hostage, saying he'll temporarily give back what he took away—only if we give him a pointless, ineffective wall he falsely promised Mexico would pay for. This is a bad deal.

. has scheduled a vote today. No, it’s not to reopen the government and begin paying 800,000 federal workers who’ve gone without pay for 27 days. It’s to restrict reproductive health care coverage. Unbelievable. Stop attacking women. Open the government.

Remember: Rand Paul was happy to vote for Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell’s trillion-dollar tax handout to millionaires, but he blocked my request for unanimous consent on the 9/11 first responders bill.

Any senator who votes to confirm Judge Kavanaugh after Dr. Ford’s testimony is telling our country exactly this: the experiences of women don’t matter. Their trauma doesn’t matter. Their stories and their voices don’t matter.