Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat on the United States Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch does not belong on the Supreme Court—and not just because Republicans stole this seat by refusing to hold a hearing (let alone a vote!) for Merrick Garland, President Obama’s supremely well qualified and moderate nominee. Judge Gorsuch is a staunch conservative out of step with the American people.
The American people deserve to see Donald Trump’s full tax returns, as well as all major party presidential nominees moving forward. Tell your MoC and Senators to cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act today.
Jay Clayton will need to be confirmed by the full Senate in order to be appointed Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Make sure both of your senators know that you oppose Jay Clayton’s confirmation. Visit your Senators’ regional offices and call their office to voice your opposition.
Call your representative in the House and tell them to vote NO on the American Health Care Act. Tell them you oppose ACA repeal without a transparent, thoughtful process that results in a plan that preserves the coverage gains and quality of care under the ACA. First, Do No Harm.
We need transparency about President Trump’s ongoing business relationships, particularly about his business dealings in Russia. Tell your Representative in the House to cosponsor H.Res. 186, which direct Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to provide to the House of Representatives ten years of President Trump’s tax returns along with other information on his financial dealings.
The Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act undermines the regulatory agencies responsible for protecting the water we drink, the food we eat, and the air we breathe, among countless other potential threats to the public health and safety. Tell your Senators to oppose the SCRUB Act.
This joint resolution would limit OSHA’s ability to cite employers who violate workplace injury and illness requirements. Tell your Senators that you support American workers and oppose H.J.Res 83.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, our top law enforcement officer, lied under oath to cover up his own contacts with the Russian government during the campaign. This is a matter of national security that must be fully investigated by Congress.
Michael Flynn, disgraced former national security advisor to the Trump administration, resigned after it was discovered that he illegally contacted Russian officials prior to President Trump’s inauguration. Not only did Flynn act illegally, his relations with Russia continue to reveal a troubling relationship between the Trump camp and Russia. This is a matter of national security that must be fully investigated by Congress.
Representative Nadler introduced House Resolution 111 that would require the Attorney General to release all non-classified materials related to Trump’s conflicts of interest, especially those related to payment from foreign governments, to the House of Representatives. Urge your Representative to co-sponsor House Resolution 111.
Aside from Verma’s extreme political positions, she lacks the experience to run CMS, an agency that accounts for one-quarter of the federal government’s entire budget. Verma is unfit to run such an important organization overseeing health coverage for well over 100 million people.
Republicans in Congress are ramming through fast-tracked legislation (H.J. Res. 66) that would block states like California, Oregon, Maryland, Illinois, and Connecticut from helping their citizens save money for retirement.
Michael Flynn, national security advisor to the Trump administration, contacted Russian officials prior to President Trump’s inauguration. Not only did Flynn act illegally, his relations with Russia continue to reveal a troubling relationship between the Trump camp and Russia. These actions must not only be condemned, but also congressionally investigated.
Call your Senators/Representative today and tell them to cosponsor legislation to keep Steve Bannon out of the Situation Room and ensure that national security decisions are not influenced by political considerations.
The House recently passed out of committee the “Electoral Assistance Commission Termination Act” (HR 634), which would eliminate the Electoral Assistance Commission (EAC), the only institution that oversees the security of voting systems, and states’ compliance with federal voting registration laws.
There's no reason that the Senate should be conducting business as usual while our basic values are under attack. Senators have powerful tools to delay and stop legislation, and they should be using them.
Call your representative in the House between now and Wednesday, March 8 and tell them to oppose any congressional action on the proposed ACA repeal bill without a transparent, thoughtful process, including a public CBO score. The American public deserves to know the effects of a bill of this magnitude.
Call your representative in the House before Thursday, March 9 and oppose any congressional action on any ACA repeal bill without a transparent process, including a public CBO score. The American public deserves to know the effects of a bill of this magnitude.
Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In addition to Carson’s extreme political positions, he lacks the experience to run HUD, since he has no government or management experience. Carson is unfit to run such an important organization.
On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, Donald Trump will appear before a joint session of Congress—and every Member of Congress can bring a guest. This is an opportunity for your Senators and Representative to lift up progressive values of inclusion and respect by inviting constituents who are threatened by Trump policies on immigration, healthcare, LGBTQ protections, environmental regulations, private prisons, and more.
Donald Trump has nominated former Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, as Secretary of Energy. Perry is unfit to head the Department of Energy—not only due to his opposition to the very existence of the Department—but also his lack of knowledge of the Department’s work and responsibilities.
In order to protect the American public from corruption, Congress empowered itself in 1924 to obtain tax returns from executive branch employees, including the President. It has been used before, including to obtain Richard Nixon’s tax returns. Until we see Trump’s tax returns, we cannot be certain that foreign governments don’t have leverage over Trump that can be used to influence American policy. The integrity of American democracy is at stake here, and Congress needs to defend it.
Jeff Sessions will need to be confirmed by the full Senate in order to be appointed Attorney General. Make sure both of your senators know that you oppose Jeff Sessions’ confirmation. Visit your Senators’ regional offices and call their office to voice your opposition.
Rex Tillerson will need to be confirmed by the full Senate in order to be appointed Secretary of State. Visit your Senators’ regional offices and call their offices to voice your opposition
Steven Mnuchin will need to be confirmed by the full Senate to be appointed Treasury Secretary. Make sure your Senators know you oppose his confirmation. Visit their regional offices, go to their public events, and call them today. They represent you, not Goldman Sachs.
Tom Price will need to be confirmed by the full Senate in order to be appointed Secretary of HHS. Make sure both of your senators know that you oppose Tom Price’s confirmation. Visit your Senators’ regional offices and call their office to voice your opposition.
Scott Pruitt will need to be confirmed by the full Senate to be appointed administrator. Make sure your Senators know you oppose his confirmation. Call them today, organize, visit their regional offices, and don’t stop making your voice heard until they listen!