“The Trump team’s attempts to call his business dealings ‘out of bounds’ for the Special Counsel’s investigation are laughable.  Trump’s Russian business dealings are inextricably linked with this investigation. Donald Trump sought and did business with powerful Russians – including...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement celebrating the seventh anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act:

“In the aftermath of the worst financial crisis in generations, Democrats fought to ensure that middle class security would never again be left to the mercy of big banks....

Congressional Republicans downplayed outrage over Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort’s meeting with a Russian attorney as “politics” and “overblown.”

 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was asked by reporters four...

In response to the announcement that Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci will be the new White House communications director, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“Trump promised to ‘drain the swamp’ and railed against Wall Street...

As we said at the beginning of this week, “’Made in America’ week is the epitome of President Trump’s hypocrisy.” We weren’t let down:

Washington Post: During ‘Made in America Week,’ President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club applies to hire 70 foreign workers

CNN: DHS announces boost in...

After reports that President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort and the Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter have requested permission with the Department of Labor to hire additional foreign workers, DNC Deputy Communications Director Sabrina Singh issued the following statement:

“After...

Following the announcement by Senators Dick Durbin (D- IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to introduce a new version of the Dream Act that would protect President Obama’s DACA recipients, DNC Chair, Tom Perez, released the following statement:

“Bipartisanship isn’t dead. The Dream Act...

Following the announcement by Senators Dick Durbin (D- IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to introduce a new version of the Dream Act that would protect President Obama’s DACA recipients, DNC Chair, Tom Perez, released the following statement:

“Bipartisanship isn’t dead. The Dream Act...

In response to today’s score from the Congressional Budget Office on the effects of the latest iteration of the Senate Republican healthcare repeal bill, DNC CEO Jess O’Connell released the following statement:

“This latest CBO report is just as bad as each one that came before it....

In response to today’s score from the Congressional Budget Office on the effects of the latest iteration of the Senate Republican healthcare repeal bill, DNC CEO Jess O’Connell released the following statement:

“This latest CBO report is just as bad as each one that came before it....

More than 300 workers in Indianapolis today are unjustly facing the devastating repercussions of the first six months of Donald Trump’s dangerous economic agenda. Despite Trump’s repeated promises to grow the American manufacturing industry and incentivize companies from moving jobs...

More than 300 workers in Indianapolis today are unjustly facing the devastating repercussions of the first six months of Donald Trump’s dangerous economic agenda. Despite Trump’s repeated promises to grow the American manufacturing industry and incentivize companies from moving jobs...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his probe into Trump’s business transactions, according to a report. Specifically, Mueller is probing:

  1. Trump’s partnership with oligarch Aras Agalarov to bring the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Russia for millions of dollars.
  2. Trump’s...

In response to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s keynote remarks at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Denver, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

“Betsy DeVos has shown herself to be all-in on ALEC’s dangerous agenda. She led The...

In response to reports that the Trump administration has been using taxpayer money designed to encourage enrollment in the Affordable Care Act to sabotage it, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Democrats believe healthcare is a right for all. That’s why we’re...

MEMORANDUM

To: Interested Parties

From: The Democratic National Committee

Date: July 20, 2017

RE: Trump’s Failed First Six Months

 

“Six months ago, Trump assumed the responsibilities of our nation’s highest office. In the months since, he has broken promise after promise while...

Today at the DNC, the Commission to Protect American Democracy from the Trump Administration explained why the Trump’s sham voter suppression commission is designed to misinform Americans and the steps that Democrats will take to fight back. 

Click HERE to watch today’s press...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced plans to resurrect the GOP’s failed health care repeal bill again next week.

“No matter how many times the American people reject the Republican health care repeal, Donald...

Tonight at 8 PM, DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison and talk radio host Bill Press will host Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos for a new episode of Democrats Live.  Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House will also participate via Skype.  Ellison and Press will be...

Ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s meeting with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, DNC Spokesperson Mandy McClure released the following statement:

“Vice President Pence is having a busy day breaking the promises he made to the American people and promoting the Trump Administration’s...

President Trump and Vice President Pence have been fully engaged in getting the Republican healthcare repeal bill through the Senate. As much as Trump might hate losing or not want to show leadership by taking responsibility, he and Pence own the failure of the Republican health...

 

President Trump and Vice President Pence have been fully engaged in getting the Republican healthcare repeal bill through the Senate. As much as Trump might hate losing or not want to show leadership by taking responsibility, he and Pence own the failure of the Republican health...

The House Republican budget, due to be marked up in committee today, sets the stage for Trump’s tax cuts that would overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy. This budget is cruel, disastrous, and in reality nothing more than another way to give tax cuts to the rich at the expense of...

The House Republican budget, due to be marked up in committee today, sets the stage for Trump’s tax cuts that would overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy. This budget is cruel, disastrous, and in reality nothing more than another way to give tax cuts to the rich at the expense of...

Tomorrow night at 8 PM, DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison and talk radio host Bill Press will host Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos for a new episode of Democrats Live.  Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House will also participate via Skype.  Ellison and Press...

Today, the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, and Tammy Baldwin for Senate are releasing a new video that highlights the story of a Wisconsin family and their twin daughters, Anna and Maren who would experience firsthand the damaging effects of the...

 

Today, the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, and Tammy Baldwin for Senate are releasing a new video that highlights the story of a Wisconsin family and their twin daughters, Anna and Maren who would experience firsthand the damaging effects of the...

Trump has deemed this “Made in America” week and says he wants to make more products in America again. However, the House Republican budget released today and Trump’s budget would both significantly cut the Labor Department’s budget. Trump’s budget would also cut job training programs...

The House Republican budget released today would slash Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security. It would facilitate the repeal of Dodd-Frank. It is based on faulty math and would be a “budget buster.” Simply put, this budget is a cruel disaster.

The House Republican budget would cut...

 

As Majority Leader McConnell says he is now willing to vote on a full health repeal bill without a replacement, here is a look at the many Republicans, including President Trump and Vice President Pence, who have already said that they would not support repeal legislation, without...

 

As Majority Leader McConnell says he is now willing to vote on a full health repeal bill without a replacement, here is a look at the many Republicans, including President Trump and Vice President Pence, who have already said that they would not support repeal legislation, without...

In response to news that Republicans' second attempt to repeal healthcare reform has collapsed, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

"Republicans attempted to take away health care from millions and failed twice because the American people made their voices heard and...

Tras conocerse los reportes que señalan que la administración Trump está evaluando una nueva política para ampliar drásticamente los poderes del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional para acelerar las deportaciones de inmigrantes indocumentados, El Director Nacional del DNC, Tom Pérez,...

In response to news the Trump administration will allow a 45% increase in visas for temporary foreign workers, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson said the following:

“This is just the latest example of Trump’s empty and hypocritical views on American jobs. He says we...

In response to the White House’s announcement that this week is “Made in America Week”, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“’Made in America Week’ is the epitome of President Trump’s hypocrisy. Trump says we need to make more products here in America,...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement in response to this morning’s article in the Washington Post that the Republican health care repeal bill could raise premiums for 177 million Americans who receive insurance through their employers:

“The more we learn about the...

President Trump has deemed this “Made in America” week, but he won’t be featuring any Trump-branded products. President Trump outsources his products, when he can be making them here in America, and Ivanka Trump makes her products exclusively in foreign factories. The hypocrisy knows...

A new poll this weekend showed that by more than a 2-to-1 margin — 50 percent to 24 percent — Americans prefer Obamacare to Republican replacement plans. And the latest plan could be the most unpopular of them all. The Senate health bill includes a new provision from Ted Cruz that...

Across the country, millions of hardworking Americans rely on the Affordable Care Act for quality and affordable access to health care, yet the latest Senate Republican repeal bill would make devastating cuts to essential services, increase costs for people with pre-existing...

A yes vote on the Senate’s new healthcare repeal bill or the motion to proceed means that Senators will still break all the promises they have made to their constituents, including to protect Medicaid and people with pre-existing conditions, and ensure millions don’t lose their health...

On Saturday, July 15th, the Democratic National Committee and state parties across the country are launching a national Day of Action where organizers will go out and knock doors in their communities. The Day of Action is part of the DNC’s Resistance Summer program, which is designed...

In response to a Washington Post report on Ivanka Trump’s business, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“It appears hypocrisy runs in the Trump family. Ivanka talks about improving the lives of working women and President Trump says we need to ‘buy...

The new Senate healthcare repeal bill released today is the same as the old Senate bill, including all of the disastrous cuts, cost increases and the millions who would lose their health insurance, that made the old bill the most unpopular bill in three decades.

 

...
 

The CBO score released today on Trump’s budget revealed the reality of the Trump administration’s claims about their budget – They’re wrong. Trump’s budget will not produce a surplus, the deficit would be larger than predicted and GDP growth would be significantly lower than Trump...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement in response to news that Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly questioned President Obama’s DACA program legal viability in a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus:

“The reports of this meeting are frightening. Ending...

In response to reports of Betsy DeVos considering the change of campus rape policies, and the head of the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights comment that 90 percent of reported campus sexual assaults “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’” DNC spokesperson...

In response to the release of the latest Republican health care repeal bill, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Every time the GOP takes their cruel bill back to the drawing board, they just come back with a different way to harm millions of hardworking...

In response to reports that the State Department spent more than $15,00o for rooms at Trump’s Vancouver hotel, DNC spokesman Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“While everyone is focused on Donald Trump’s ongoing scandals, Trump continues to get exactly what he wants out...

Asked three times in a Fox News interview if Vice President Pence met with any Russians during the campaign, Pence’s spokesman refused to answer the question. In response to his refusal to rule out that Pence met with Russians, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson...

Donald Trump said he’d create a strong economy and brings back jobs, but Americans’ confidence is fading, jobs are moving overseas and his ongoing scandals continue to hurt the economy. It’s clear that Trump is not living up to his promises.

 

Americans’ confidence in...

In honor of the Net Neutrality Day of Action, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“President Obama enacted historic and tough net neutrality rules for good reason—we need strong guidelines designed to protect budding startups and businesses from large corporations...

  1. Donald Jr. appears to have held a phone call with Emin Agalarov, the son of Putin-tied oligarch Aras Agalarov, about the Russian government’s effort to help his father’s campaign.  The Agalarovs have also indicated that they’ve been in contact with the Trumps since Election Day....

This evening, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver a closed-door speech to the anti-LGBTQ Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). In response, DNC spokesperson Joel Kasnetz released this statement:

“You can judge a person by the company they keep and tonight - Attorney General Jeff...

A newly released study confirmed that the Affordable Care Act is not failing and in fact insurers are on track to have their “best year” yet under the ACA. However, Republicans are determined to pass a new health repeal bill that could derail insurance markets. If the ACA fails, it...

Today, the Democratic National Committee and the Louisiana Democratic Party are releasing a new video called “Krista’s Fight for Medicaid,” which highlights the story of Krista - a single mother from Louisiana, who would experience firsthand the damaging effects of the Republican...

In response to the release of the email exchange in which Donald Trump Jr. was informed of the Russian government’s effort to help his father, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“Let’s be clear: Donald Trump Jr. was told in explicit...

In response to the United States Marine Corps cargo plane crash in Mississippi yesterday, DNC Chair Tom Perezoffers his condolences to their families and their fellow Marines with the following statement:

“I want to offer my sincerest condolences to all of the families of the United...

Today, July 11th at 5:30pm ET, DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison will host Senator Al Franken and Jessica González, Deputy Director and Senior Counsel at Free Press, for a new episode of Democrats Live.  They will discuss the fights to save the Affordable Care Act and net neutrality.

...

In response to tonight’s report that Donald Trump Jr. was told that the Russian government was behind an effort to provide damaging information about Hillary Clinton and help his father’s campaign, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson issued the following statement:

...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee (DNC) today announced the details of new unprecedentedinvestments along with the Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC) to give local Democratic leaders, activists and organizers the resources they need to grow, get out the vote,...

Trump’s lack of leadership on the world stage is isolating the United States from our allies and leaving a power vacuum for nations like China to fill. Were that not humiliating enough, Trump used his speeches to spout Kremlin talking points and trash our former president, the media,...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee (DNC) today announced the details of new unprecedentedinvestments along with the Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC) to give local Democratic leaders, activists and organizers the resources they need to grow, get out the vote,...

Emin Agalarov, who reportedly requested the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and the Russian lawyer who promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton, is closely tied to Vladimir Putin and a good friend of the Trump family.

Here is a brief look at their long history together:

 

...

Donald Trump Jr admitted to meeting with a Russian lawyer to obtain damaging information on Hillary Clinton after lying about the exchange previously.

Don Jr is the latest in a long line of Trump associates who have lied about the Trump campaign’s contact with Russia, including the...

As the Senate returns this week from their July 4th recess, Republicans are determined to pass their health care repeal bill before leaving again for the August recess. Despite this bill being the most unpopular bill in three decades, Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are not giving...

In response to Secretary of State Tillerson’s remarks on Trump’s bilateral meeting with Vladimir Putin today, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“In today's bilateral meeting, Trump played into Putin’s hand yet again by suggesting...

In response to the Senate’s healthcare repeal bill becoming the most unpopular bill in three decades and reporting that some Republican lawmakers have been avoiding the people they represent, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

“Democrats believe that health care is...

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

“Our economy works best when we promote policies that lift workers up and expand opportunity - that's why we’ve seen our...

Trump has already repeatedly played into the hands of Vladimir Putin, and they haven’t even had their bi-lateral meeting yet. If Trump wants to show that he will be tough on Russia, he has a lot of ground to make up in their meeting today.

  1. Trump dismissed Russia’s election...

In response to the announcement that 19 Democratic State Attorneys General filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for abandoning critical federal protections for student borrowers, DNC Chair Tom Perez issued the following statement:

“Democrats...

In response to the announcement that 19 Democratic State Attorneys General filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for abandoning critical federal protections for student borrowers, DNC Chair Tom Perez issued the following statement:

“Democrats...

According to analysis by conservative economist Mark Perry, the pay gap between male and female White House staffers has more than tripled in the months since Donald Trump assumed office. As the Washington Post reported, the 37% genderpay gap in the Trump White House is more than...

According to analysis by conservative economist Mark Perry, the pay gap between male and female White House staffers has more than tripled in the months since Donald Trump assumed office. As the Washington Post reported, the 37% genderpay gap in the Trump White House is more than...

Today, Donald Trump lands Hamburg, Germany for the annual G20 summit. If his past actions are any indication, Trump will have trouble separating his business interests from those of the American people.

He’s already running foreign policy like the U.S. government is a subsidiary of...

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Trump again visited his own properties, where he played golf and promoted the TrumpOrganization. Meanwhile, more news of his ongoing corruption and conflicts of interest continues to pile up.

 

Trump celebrated the 4th of July holiday weekend by...

Since Trump’s election there has not been an economic boom, rather just steady growth that began before he took office. On top of fading economic forecasts, the Senate health bill Trump endorsed could slash hundreds of thousands of jobs and stunt growth in the healthcare industry.

...

Medicaid cuts in the Senate Republican health care repeal would put rural hospitals at risk, which could hurt local jobs, property values and even schools. Hospitals and health care officials in rural areas that rely on federal assistance are speaking out against the Senate bill,...

In response to President Trump’s comments this morning downplaying Russia’s hack of our election and the Kremlin’s following statementdirecting reporters to “note the nuances” of  Trump’s language, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson issued the following statement:

"It...

In response to a video released by Congressman Clay Higgins that he filmed inside a gas chamber at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“Nearly a million Jewish people and thousands of others were murdered at...

Across the country newspapers are calling out the Senate’s dangerous health care bill for what it is – a giant tax cut for the rich that strips access to quality and affordable coverage away from 22 million Americans. It’s clear that Republican lawmakers have no way to defend or sell...

As Donald Trump and Kris Kobach take the unprecedented step of demanding personal information of every voter in the country, the Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration will be holding this administration accountable...

By bashing the G20 members and the NATO alliance, Donald Trump has diminished the credibility and endangered the national security of the United States. A new Pew poll shows Trump’s unhinged behavior has “alarmed citizens of the nation’s closest allies and others worldwide,...

Over the weekend, Trump touted a series of economic indicators and suggested that they were the result of his leadership.  As usual, his claims were either flat out wrong or he was taking credit for trends that started while President Obama was in office.

TRUMP:

“Really great...

Following reports that the American auto industry is slowing down and automakers are cutting jobs, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

“In 2009, President Obama saved the American auto industry along with 1.5 million U.S. jobs. And now, after years of...

This morning, President Trump tweeted that “numerous states are refusing to give information to the very distinguishedVOTER FRAUD PANEL.” In May, Trump created a so-called “Election Integrity Commission” to produce evidence in support of his baseless claim of widespread voter fraud....

Following their initial assessment that 22 million Americans are expected to lose their health coverage, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released more information about the effects of the Senate GOP health care repeal bill today. The latest analysis shows that the...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement in response to a letter signed by ten Republican officials asking President Trump to end President Obama’s DACA program:

 

“The cruelty of this letter is an affront to our values as Americans. Ending the DACA program will...

Senator Murkowski returns to Alaska this weekend and faces scathing local headlines and editorials calling out the dangerous Republican Senate health care bill that would strip 22 million Americans’ access to health care and gut Medicaid. The latest CBO report confirms spending cuts...

Senators Grassley and Ernst return to Iowa this weekend and face scathing local headlines and editorials calling out the dangerous Republican Senate health care bill that would strip 22 million Americans’ access to health care and gut Medicaid. The latest CBO report confirms spending...

Senator Collins returns to Maine this weekend and faces scathing local headlines and editorials calling out the dangerous Republican Senate health care bill that would strip 22 million Americans’ access to health care and gut Medicaid. The latest CBO report confirms spending cuts...

10% - Americans who trust Republicans over Democrats to protect the interests of them and their families health care.

12% - Approval for the Senate bill from USA Today/Suffolk poll.

16% - Approval for the Senate bill from Quinnipiac poll.

17% - Approval for the Senate bill from...

In response to President Trump’s demeaning tweets about journalist Mika Brzezinski, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

“Trump’s bullying tweets are an attack on women everywhere.  Trump has a long pattern of making demeaning, sexist...

“Trump said he would drain the swamp, but instead he redeveloped the land and put up a new hotel.  He uses it to peddle the presidency and pad his own bank account. Americans deserve a president devoted to improving their access to healthcare, not one consumed with profiting from his...

Tom Perez announced today that Raffi Krikorian is joining the Democratic National Committee's senior leadership team as the ChiefTechnology Officer, where he will bring his industry experience to build and invest in the state-of-the-art technology, security, and analytics...

Health care saves lives, and everyone deserves care.  Here are more Americans from every corner of the country who owe their livelihood to the Affordable Care Act and some who may lose it all if it is repealed.

 

CNN: Alison Chandra, New Jersey -- fighting back against healthcare...

While Senate Republicans may have delayed votes on their health care repeal bill, the fight to defeat this disastrous legislation is far from over. This bill is unconscionably cruel and would hurt millions of Americans across the country, including American workers, women, children,...

While Senate Republicans may have delayed votes on their health care repeal bill, the fight to defeat this disastrous legislation is far from over. This bill is unconscionably cruel and would hurt millions of Americans across the country, including American workers, women, children,...

Tonight at 7 PMDNC Chair Tom Perez and DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison will host Former Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett for a new episode of Democrats Live.  They will be talking to Jarrett about her time in the Obama White House, the future of the Democratic Party,...

“Senate Republicans may have delayed votes on their health care repeal bill, but the fight to defeat this disastrous legislation is far from over. This bill is unconscionably cruel and would hurt Tennessee’s workers, women, children, seniors and middle class families, all while the...

new poll released today shows that 61 percent of Americans think that the country is going in the wrong direction and a plurality – including 49 percent of independents – think the economy has been weakened under President Trump.

PBS: “A growing number of independent voters...

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