JUST IN: AOC, Tlaib, Omar and Pressley are holding a press conference at 5 p.m.
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Tlaib / Omar Pressley
By averting climate catastrophe we will save $70.4 trillion over 80 years. A #GreenNewDeal is the only economic and the moral choice.
Our racist president emboldens bigots, xenophobes and white supremacists as domestic terrorists commit horrific acts of violence across our country. As the proud son of an immigrant whose family was murdered by Nazis, I say: we will defeat white nationalism.
No one should *ever* be fired because of who they are and who they love. We need a president who supports the Equality Act and we need her now.
Yesterday I was in Paradise, California, a town nearly destroyed by a wildfire that killed 86 people. Climate change is making these fires worse. From a moral perspective, we have no choice but to act. We need bold action and a Green New Deal.
Our economy is showing signs of weakening due to the president’s trade war, and these back-and-forth tariffs will only make things worse. We can’t afford these self-inflicted wounds any longer. President Trump should end this trade war today.
“Some of Mr. Trump’s advisers privately expressed concern that the ferocity of Mr. Trump’s response could derail the negotiations permanently and could unsettle supporters during an election year.”