Tag Archive for Democratic Party values

Barack Obama: “No tweaks can change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation.”

President Barack Obama took to Facebook yesterday to weigh in on the Republican Party’s legislation to repeal healthcare:

“Our politics are divided. They have been for a long time. And while I know that division makes it difficult to listen to Americans with whom we disagree, that’s what we need to do today.

I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party. Still, I hope that our Senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what’s really at stake, and consider that the rationale for action, on health care or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did.”

DREAMer Astrid Silva: “The plans and vision of Trump and the Republicans go completely against our values as Democrats, as Americans, and as human beings”

Via the Washington Post, DREAMer Astrid Silva responds to the Republican’s president and his plans for an American dystopia …

“This [speech] serves as evidence and notice that the plans and vision of Trump and the Republicans go completely against our values as Democrats, as Americans, and as human beings.”