Yesterday, Donald Trump claimed he would declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, but that declaration means nothing if Trump guts Medicaid, which 443,300 in Kentucky have enrolled in as a result of the Affordable Care Act expansion program. Any cuts to Medicaid would...

Yesterday, Donald Trump claimed he would declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, but that declaration means nothing if Trump guts Medicaid, which 702,000 people in Ohio have enrolled in as a result of the Affordable Care Act expansion program. Any cuts to Medicaid would...

President Trump is hurting the U.S. economy. Trump’s policies would reduce economic growth and harm job creation. His inability to get anything done creates chaos and uncertainty that has been a setback to business expansion and caused healthcare premiums to spike. And Trump’s...

DNC CEO Jess O’Connell released the following statement in response to Texas Republicans passing a bill that would force women to pay an additional health insurance premium for abortion coverage, without any exceptions for rape or incest:

“This bill is yet another cruel and...

The Republicans are in chaos at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. America is in crisis at home and abroad, but Trump and Republicans are paralyzed without a single achievement to show for the last 7 months. Don’t believe us? Just ask the three most recent Republican National Committee...

Yesterday, Donald Trump claimed he would declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, but that declaration means nothing if Trump guts Medicaid, which 180,500 in West Virginia have enrolled in as a result of the Affordable Care Act expansion program. Any cuts to Medicaid would...

Trump’s aides, his generals, and Congressional Republicans have all tried to reign in the President’s erratic, reckless, and dangerous behavior. Despite his baby sitters’ best efforts, they have not been able to temper our temperamental president. Trump is the same as he has always...

The presumptive 2020 presidential candidate Mike Pence returns today to his home state to view the unveiling of his official Indiana governor’s portrait. Ahead of his visit, DNC Midwest Press Secretary Mandy McClure released the following statement:

“Unfortunately for Presumptive...

Following a recent report on the latest efforts by the White House to sabotage the Affordable Care Act by halting the outreach to Latinos to sign up for healthcare coverage, DNC Spokesperson, Francisco Pelayo released the following statement:

“The Trump administration is attacking...

A new poll found that 70% of Americans believe the Russian investigation should be able to look into Trump’s finances and 60% say the Russian probe is a serious matter. Trump continues to call the Russian investigation a “witch hunt,” but it is clear Americans disagree. On top of...

Following reports that Donald Trump’s pick for chief scientist for the Department of Agriculture, Sam Clovis, called DNC Chair Tom Perez a “racist Latino,” former Attorney General Holder a “racist black,” and fueled unfounded birtherism theories of President Obama, DNC Spokesperson...

Donald Trump has once again proven through his social media tantrums that he lacks the poise and temperament to lead the United States through any kind of national security crisis. The American people deserve a President who can mitigate this kind of incident with North Korea with...

After saying he would not take vacations, today marks the 50th day Trump has spent at one of his golf courses and the 65th day at a Trump-branded property during his presidency. By the end of his “working vacation,” Trump will have spent one-third of his presidency at one of his...

In response to a new study that found President Trump’s actions are causing double-digit premium increases on individual insurances policies in 2018, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“While Trump spends an extended vacation at his...

Today, Thursday, August 10, DNC Chair Tom Perez will spend the day in Richmond, Virginia, where he will rally organizers at a training and later kick off a Democratic Party of Virginia Coordinated Campaign phone bank. Perez will discuss the clear choice in this election, and Ralph...

DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake, DNC Secretary Jason Rae, and DNC CEO Jess O’Connell will each address hundreds of Democrats from across the country at the Young Democrats of America National Convention in Dallas, Texas today and tomorrow. They will discuss the DNC’s plans to engage...

On Thursday, August 10, DNC Chair Tom Perez will head to Richmond, Virginia to kick off a Democratic Party of Virginia Coordinated Campaign phone bank. Perez will discuss the clear choice in this election, and Ralph Northam's plan to make progress every day and create economic...

Just days after Congress left for their August recess, Republicans returned to their home states facing intense backlash from their constituents for voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which would have left millions without health care.  From California to Virginia voters are...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement on the Trump administration’s response to growing tensions with North Korea:

“By recklessly live-tweeting threats of nuclear war from his private golf course, Donald Trump has shown once again that he lacks the temperament to be...

Following Donald Trump’s opioid briefing with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, where neither made a strong commitment to utilizing treatment services or adopt the other recommendations made by the White House opioid commission, DNC Deputy Communications Director...

In response to Sebastian Gorka’s comments made yesterday on the bombing at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison released the following statement:

“The Pledge of Allegiance promises liberty and justice for all Americans –...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after Iowa voters elected Democrat Dr. Phil Miller in Iowa’s special state house election:

“Congratulations to Dr. Phil Miller for his victory in Iowa’s 82nd legislative district. As a small business owner, president of the...

In response to the Associated Press article detailing the hundreds of thousands of dollars Trump’s “working vacation” is costing New Jersey business owners, DNC Northeast Press Secretary Elizabeth Renda released the following statement:

“Donald Trump’s frequent visits to small...

DNC Chair Tom Perez and DNC Vice Chair Karen Carter Peterson released the following statement in response to the Justice Department’s decision to reverse its position in Husted v. Randolph Institute and defend Ohio’s unlawful voter purge:

“Donald Trump’s Justice Department continues...

Following reports that President Trump may try to suppress an alarming report by federal scientists warning of the drastic impacts of climate change, DNC Spokesperson Francisco Pelayo released the following statement:

“This report should sound the alarm for the Trump administration...

In response to reports that President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club briefly advertises jobs to American workers after applying to hire foreign workers, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“Donald Trump hires foreign workers, not because he can’t find any...

After perennial candidate Danny Tarkanian announced he would challenge Senator Dean Heller in a Republican primary, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

“Nevada Republicans are quite literally lost in the desert. Their potential candidates for the United...

Ahead of Trump’s briefing today with HHS Secretary Tom Price on opioids, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“Trump promised he’d come to the aid of communities ravaged by the opioid epidemic, but so far he’s done nothing for them. In fact, Trump’s budget...

In response to reports that President Trump may try to suppress an alarming report by federal scientists warning of the drastic impacts of climate change, DNC Deputy Communications Director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“This report should sound the alarm for the...

Trump may be celebrating today with some vigorous putting practice (and tweeting) at his golf course in Bedminster, but the first 200 days of his presidency give him nothing to be proud of.

 

BBC: “Time and time again over the past six-plus months Mr Trump has undermined his agenda...

Today, the DNC announced a new, permanent voter hotline to help protect the fundamental right of every American to participate in our nation’s political process.  This year-round hotline is one of the many steps we are taking in response to the real threat to democracy posed by the...

Following reports that Anthem will be leaving Nevada’s Healthcare Exchange in 2018, DNC Chairman Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Once again Donald Trump’s efforts to sabotage the health insurance markets have left Nevada families with one less insurance provider for...

Following the ongoing scandals, repeated failures and constant chaos that surrounds President Trump and his administration, Vice President Mike Pence is reportedly gearing up for a potential presidential run in 2020. Unfortunately for Pence, he has been complicit in and shares...

In response to reports that Wall Street enforcement is down under President Trump, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“This is just the latest example of how President Trump has sided with Wall Street over Main Street. Trump refuses to hold Wall Street...

The comment period ends today on a Trump administration ploy to block nursing home residents and their families of the right to sue over alleged abuse, neglect or sexual assault. DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“Today is the last...

Donald Trump’s threat to sabotage the country’s health insurance markets by ending cost sharing subsidies would devastate some of our country’s most vulnerable communities. Millions of Americans could see their premiums increase by as much as an average of 19 percent due to Trump’s...

After saying he would not take vacations, today marks the 47th day Trump has spent at one of his golf courses and the 62nd day at a Trump-branded property during his presidency. By the end of his “working vacation,” Trump will have spent one-third of his presidency at one of his...

‘Donald Trump lies. A lot.’ From health care and other policies to even the most verifiable facts, there is nothing Trump won’t lie about. His lies matter and we are starting to see how, as his agenda has stalled and his own administration has begun to turn against him. 62% of...

On the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement celebrating our nation’s progress and reaffirming the Democratic Party’s commitment to expanding access to the ballot box:

“When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act 52...

Tomorrow marks 52 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law. 52 years later, voting rights are still under attack as President Trump and Republicans across the country attempt to restrict access to the ballot box, gerrymander legislative...

On the 5th Anniversary of the Oak Creek Shooting, DNC Deputy Communications Director Sabrina Singh released the following statement:

“Five years after the tragic shooting in Oak Creek, we continue to remember and honor the innocent lives of those who were senselessly killed due to...

In response to Secretary of Agriculture Perdue’s visit to the Iowa Ag Summit, DNC Midwest Press Secretary Mandy McClure released the following statement:

“Agriculture and food policies must address the needs and interests of farmers, rural communities, and consumers. Unfortunately,...

As Trump and Congressional Republicans skip town after 7 months with no major accomplishments, their inability to govern and the constant chaos is starting to take a toll.

Americans say the Trump administration is running chaotically, and disapprove of the job he and the Republican...

Today, Donald Trump leaves the White House for a lengthy, 17-day vacation at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. The so-called “working vacation” will mean that by the end of his trip, Trump will have spent one-third of his time as president at one of his own properties. DNC...

After six months of chaos, Trump heads out today for his so-called “working vacation” at his Bedminster golf course, but we should expect a lot more golf than work, after Trump has so far failed to achieve any major legislative accomplishments. Despite criticizing Obama for taking...

Following reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is threatening to withhold financial support from certain cities that he believes aren’t cooperating with federal immigration agents, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

“In true form of the Trump...

Following reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is threatening to withhold financial support from certain cities that he believes aren’t cooperating with federal immigration agents, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

“In true form of the Trump...

Yesterday it was revealed that Donald Trump insulted and disparaged the state of New Hampshire saying, “I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den,” in a phone call to the president of Mexico. Granite Staters did not take kindly to Trump’s harsh words and quickly...

Following reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is threatening to withhold financial support from certain cities that he believes aren’t cooperating with federal immigration agents, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

“In true form of the Trump...

After the U.S. Department of Labor released the latest jobs and unemployment numbers, DNC Chair and former Labor Secretary Tom Perez issued the following statement:

“Today’s jobs report shows that President Obama’s bold policies and long-term economic investments are still paying...

In response to reports that Special Counsel Mueller impaneled a grand jury in the Russian investigation and other developments, DNC CEO Jess O’Connell released the following statement:

“Special Counsel Mueller impaneling a grand jury is further confirmation that this is a serious...

In response to reports that Special Counsel Mueller impaneled a grand jury in the Russian investigation and other developments, DNC CEO Jess O’Connell released the following statement:

“Special Counsel Mueller impaneling a grand jury is further confirmation that this is a serious...

Ahead of Mike Pence’s visit to Tennessee today, Tennesseans should know that Donald Trump and Pence’s threat to sabotage the country’s health insurance markets by withholding cost sharing reductions (CSRs) – federal payments that health insurance companies rely on to keep coverage...

Yesterday, Donald Trump endorsed the RAISE Act, a bill that is an affront to our values, would tear apart communities, and punish immigrant families that are making valuable contributions to our economy. Punishing immigrant families and curbing immigration would only stifle America’s...

In response to a newly released Public Policy Polling survey showing that 62% of voters in Arizona disapprove Senator Jeff Flake’s job performance, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

“After Senator Jeff Flake was complicit in Republican efforts to take...

In his first phone call with the president of Mexico, Donald Trump insulted and disparaged the state of New Hampshire saying, “I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den.” In response, DNC Northeast Press Secretary Elizabeth Renda released the following...

As Donald Trump prepares to descend on Huntington today, West Virginians are still in the dark on whether or not the president will decide to sabotage the state’s health insurance markets by withholding cost sharing reductions (CSRs). CSRs – federal payments that health insurance...

Trump has spent “American Dream” week taking steps that would threaten the American dream for families across the country. Trump threatened the healthcare of millions, he pushed for tax cuts that would benefit millionaires, billionaires and corporations, at the expense of working...

Donald Trump’s threat to sabotage the country’s health insurance markets by withholding cost sharing reductions (CSRs) – federal payments that health insurance companies rely on to keep coverage affordable – would devastate some of our country’s most vulnerable communities and...

Today President Trump endorsed a bill introduced by Senators Cotton and Perdue, that would drastically curb legal immigration and hurt the U.S. economy. Stephen Miller and Steven Bannon helped work on the bill, so it is not surprising that this bill is also supported by leading white...

Today President Trump endorsed a bill introduced by Senators Cotton and Perdue, that would drastically curb legal immigration and hurt the U.S. economy. Stephen Miller and Steven Bannon helped work on the bill, so it is not surprising that this bill is also supported by leading white...

In response to President Trump signing the sanctions bill he opposed, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“This is a loss for President Trump and a win for patriotic Americans who value our democracy and expect their leaders to protect it.  Most...

Following the announcement that President Trump will join two Senate Republicans in pushing for a immigration bill that would cut legal immigration by half in the next decade, DNC Chair Tom Perez, released the following statement:

“Donald Trump and Mike Pence keep pushing their...

SHOT:

Trump: “Our stock market has reached an all-time high today, all-time high. Think of it. Nobody ever talks about it. They don't talk about it.”

CHASER:

Axios: Trump stock market performance eclipsed by Obama and Bush

“President Trump regularly boasts about the stock market's...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after Democrat Manka Dhingra advanced to the general election in Washington’s 45th Legislative District against Republican Jinyoung Englund:

“Congratulations to Manka Dhingra for her victory tonight in Washington’s 45th...

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans – 60% – say the Trump administration is running “chaotically.” They’re right. But it’s not just Trump. Republicans have repeatedly shown their incompetence and their inability to govern. The entire Republican Party is in disarray, and...

La Casa Blanca anunció ayer el inicio de la "Semana del Sueño Americano". Es irónico que hagan este anuncio considerando que Donald Trump y su administración están trabajando horas extras para negar el Sueño Americano a más personas cada día.

 

La extrema agenda anti-inmigración de...

DNC Communications Director Xochitl Hinojosa released the following statement regarding allegations that the White House conspired with Fox News to concoct a false story about the death of Seth Rich, a former DNC staffer:

“If these allegations are true, it is beyond vile that the...

Donald Trump’s threat to sabotage the country’s health insurance markets by ending cost sharing subsidies would devastate some of our country’s most vulnerable communities and directly impact millions of Americans who could see their premiums increase by as much as 19 percent. The...

If Trump follows through on his threats to sabotage health insurance markets by ending cost sharing subsidies…

Americans would be forced to pay a “Trump premium tax” next year that could amount to as much as 50% in Idaho, alone.

Des Moines Register: “Iowans who buy their own health...

 

Following the news that three federal judges set a September 1 deadline for North Carolina lawmakers to "adopt and enact remedial districting plans", DNC Chair Tom Perez, issued the following statement:

 

“Yesterday’s ruling is a significant step toward getting fairer democratic...

Ahead of President Trump’s small business roundtable and as Trump and Republicans in Congress prepare to reveal their tax plan, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Democrats want real tax reform that will make sure the wealthy and big corporations pay their fair...

In commemoration of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, DNC Political and Organizing Director Amanda Brown Lierman released the following statement:

“Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day – a day that serves as a reminder that a black woman must work about 200 days more to earn the same...

Trump said in a tweet this morning that there is no White House chaos. Well, there is, and Americans agree, with a majority using the word “chaos” to describe the Trump administration. The increasing turmoil and disarray in the White House has Trump’s supporters shaken and the...

Trump will decide this week whether he will withhold crucial CSR payments as part of continued effort to sabotage healthcare markets.

Trump: “If ObamaCare is hurting people, & it is, why shouldn't it hurt the insurance companies & why should Congress not be paying what public pays?”...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement celebrating the anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare:

"On July 30, 1965, President Johnson signed Medicaid and Medicare into law, bringing health care within reach for millions of our nation’s most vulnerable citizens. More than...

This week Trump was rebuked for politicizing speeches to uniformed service members and the Boy Scouts, he was criticized by Republicans for his transgender ban, called on by members of his conservative base to fire his communications director over a vulgar tirade, and blasted by...

Word of the week: Chaos. President Trump and the Republican Party proved this week that they cannot govern and have nothing to deliver to the American people except for more chaos. See for yourself from this week’s headlines:

CNN: White House week of chaos ends in open warfare

Vox:...

Tras el anuncio hecho hoy por el congresista Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), el Caucus Hispano del Congreso y Demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes de presentar el proyecto de ley ‘American Hope’ (Ley de Esperanza Americana) que protegería a los beneficiarios del programa DACA del...

In response to Senator Flake voting for the Republican health care repeal that would have stripped health care from thousands of Arizonians, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Last night, when he thought no one was watching, Senator Flake broke his promise to...

In response to Senator Heller voting for the Republican health care repeal that would have stripped health care from thousands of Nevadans, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Last night, when he thought no one was watching, Senator Heller broke his promise to...

Following reports that the U.S. economy expanded at a slower rate in April-June than the White House and Trump promised, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel Released the following statement:

“The White House promised the economy would grow at a 3 percent growth rate, and Trump promised it...

In response to the latest and most craven attempt by Republicans to repeal health care, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

"After trying to pass a secret bill in the dead of night, Republicans failed once again to take health care away from millions of Americans....

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a spending bill that included $1.6 billion in taxpayer funds for President Trump’s border wall:

“Donald Trump’s border wall is a massive waste of taxpayer money that will not make us safer....

No matter which version of the bill Senate Republicans, including Senator Rubio, are scheming to pass, the end product will strip health care from millions of Floridians. Instead of answering to the people who elected him, Senator Rubio is expected to vote on repeal bill that would...

No matter which version of the bill Senate Republicans, including Senators Cruz and Cornyn, are scheming to pass, the end product will strip health care from millions of Texans. Instead of answering to the people who elected him, Senators Cruz and Cornyn are expected to vote on repeal...

In response to the Trump administration’s unprecedented actions to reverse LGBTQ rights, DNC Chair Tom Perez released this statement:

“The modern movement for LGBTQ equality in the United States, which started at the Stonewall Inn in 1969, faced overwhelming hate and ignorance from...

No matter which version of the bill Senate Republicans, including Senator Flake, are scheming to pass, the end product will strip health care from thousands of Arizonans. Instead of answering to the people who elected him, Senator Flake is expected to vote on repeal bill that would...

Senate Republicans’ latest proposal for a “skinny” repeal is just as harmful to millions of Americans across the country as any other version of Republican repeal. The “skinny” repeal is a con bill – it is a shady ploy by Republicans to move legislation forward, all so it can be made ...

Tonight at 8PM, DNC Chair Tom Perez will host former Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin and disability rights advocate Keri Gray for a new episode of Democrats Live. Perez will be speaking with Sen. Harkin and Gray on the significance of the Americans with Disabilities Act, how the Republican...

No matter which version of the bill Senate Republicans, including Senator Heller, are scheming to pass, the end product will strip health care from thousands of Nevadans. Instead of answering to the people who elected them, Senator Heller is expected to vote on repeal bill that would...

“With the largest Medicaid population in the country, few states would feel the brunt of a gutted Medicaid program quite like West Virginia. But, that didn’t stop Senator Shelley Moore Capito from voting to proceed on legislation that would slash the program nearly one-third of all...

27 years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. DNC Chair Tom Perez and former Rep. Tony Coelho, Chair of the DNC Disability Council and the primary sponsor of the ADA, released the following statement celebrating this anniversary:

“Nearly three...

In response to President Trump’s Wall Street Journal interview and the continued decline of American manufacturing jobs and production, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“Despite President Trump’s promises, American auto manufacturing and job creation...

In response to HHS Secretary Tom Price saying that the Senate must aim for the “lowest common denominator” to keep ACA repeal alive, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“Secretary Price just admitted the skinny repeal is a con bill. ...

Editorial boards across the country are slamming Senate Republicans’ decision to move forward with health care repeal, threatening to take coverage away from millions and causing millions more to not be able to afford the care they need. Republicans are turning their backs on the...

In response to President Trump’s statement announcing that he will ban transgender people from the military, rebuking the military-led process currently underway to incorporate transgender troops into the armed forces, DNC National Finance Chair Henry Muñoz, DNC LGBT Caucus Chair Earl...

Senate Republicans reportedly may look to pass a “skinny repeal” bill and move to conference committee with House Republicans, where it would likely get even worse. “Skinny repeal” would send insurance markets into a “death spiral.” And it would break many promises Republicans have...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after New Hampshire voters elected Democrat Kevin Cavanaugh in today’s special state senate election:

“Congratulations to Kevin Cavanaugh for his victory in today’s special election in New Hampshire’s 16th District. When we invest,...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after House Republicans voted to roll back an Obama-era rule that empowered consumers to file class action lawsuits against big banks and credit card companies:

“Not a week goes by where Republicans aren’t punishing the American...

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