The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida decrying the Trump administrations diversion of funds earmarked for military families to build his racist border wall.
(Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, the Congresswoman highlighted Democrats’ commitment to fighting Trump’s decision to cancel vital military construction projects.)
“President Trump says he will steal $3.6 billion from projects that the military requested, and Congress appropriated funding for – and divert it to a xenophobic vanity wall project on our Southwest border.
“That $3.6 billion total, for context, is equal to nearly half of the entire Defense Department construction program.
“Let’s forget for a moment that the Constitution expressly forbids this: No President can spend funds not appropriated by Congress.
“Instead, focus on who he’s robbing to pay for this monument to intolerance: Our brave service members.
“Democrats will fight this hijacking aimed at our armed forces every way we can. We’re fighting For The People: to lower health costs and prescription drug prices; to raise wages by rebuilding America’s infrastructure; to clean up corruption to make Washington work for you.
(CSPAN link to Weekly Democratic Address: here)
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