FYI – CREDO Action co-director Heidi Hess issued the following statement after President Donald Trump tweeted a threat to deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants next week: “Whether or not Donald Trump has the competence to actually follow through on this threat, we should all be alarmed and incensed that a right-wing demagogue is using the… Read more
CREDO Action Campaign Manager Brandy Doyle released the statement below in response to reports that the Democratic National Committee has decided not to host a primary debate focused on climate change: “Tom Perez doesn’t seem to care much about the climate crisis, but many of the Democratic candidates and a vast majority of Democratic primary… Read more
After Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller resigned from the U.S. Department of Justice and publicly summarized the results of his office’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, CREDO Action co-director Heidi Hess issued the following statement: “Robert Mueller is practically begging Congress to move forward with impeachment proceedings. In a room full… Read more
“Thaís Marques, a 24-year old campaign manager with CREDO Action, spoke about the fear that immigrant families live with under the Trump administration. Marques recounted how in all her years as a previously undocumented immigrant, she has felt more threatened than ever since Trump’s election…The protest was organized by a coalition of advocacy groups including… Read more
But activists are not taking no for an answer. In Washington on Wednesday, a coalition of groups delivered a petition with more than 200,000 signatures to DNC headquarters calling for a climate change debate.
“We don’t have time for this. We can’t wait another four years for the Democratic Party to start taking the climate crisis seriously. Without a substantive debate to help voters evaluate candidates’ proposed solutions, we can’t ensure that Democrats will nominate someone who is truly ready and able to lead,” said Brandy Doyle, Campaign Manager… Read more