CREDO Action co-director Heidi Hess released the statement below in response to Trump’s patently false claim that he is not racist:
“Donald Trump is a racist — and he’s been a racist since long before entering the Oval Office. Every single policy forced through by his administration has harmed black, brown, and immigrant communities,” said CREDO Action co-director Heidi Hess. “House Democrats must stand together with Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley, and listen to these new leaders in the party who are fighting for their communities by standing up to Trump’s hate and doing everything in their power to hold the Trump administration accountable.”
CREDO Action, part of CREDO Mobile, is a social change network of over five million activists, sending tens of millions of petition signatures and hundreds of thousands of phone calls to decision-makers each year. CREDO Action members also participate in meetings, protests and other direct action for progressive change.