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Trump’s administration is scrambling to cover up his impeachable offenses

Trump’s administration is scrambling to cover up his impeachable offenses

It’s another day in Trump’s America—and another day to stand up for what’s right. Get the facts to fight back.

Trump betrayed our country and violated the Constitution by asking a foreign government to interfere in the 2020 election on his behalf. Trump has openly admitted to asking for foreign interference—as evidenced by the White House’s own call notes from Trump’s July 25 conversation with the president of Ukraine. The notes clearly show Trump conditioning aid for Ukraine on the “favor” of drumming up an investigation into a political opponent.

Now, Trump is using his administration to cover his tracks by stonewalling Congress and ordering his staff to refuse to cooperate with the House impeachment inquiry. Trump’s attorneys are openly make the case that he is essentially above the law and therefore cannot be investigated by Congress. We know that’s not true. He must be held accountable.

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Big progressive ideas

While Trump has been extorting foreign governments and encouraging interference in our elections, progressive leaders have been hard at work introducing plans that improve the lives of American families:

  • Clean Energy: This week, the Center for American Progress released its 100% Clean Future report outlining not only the policies that are needed to cut carbon pollution and transition to a 100% clean economy by 2050, but also the coalitions and principles that will make them a reality—as well as the strategies that will spur the rest of the world to follow along.
  • Lower Drug Prices: Mayor Pete Buttigieg (South Bend, IN) released a bold plan aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for millions of Americans while also raising U.S. investment in new drug development and manufacturing.
  • Paid Leave: As a part of her “Children’s Agenda”, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) just announced a plan aimed at helping working families by allowing up to six months of paid family and medical leave for part-time employees, self-employed workers, and independent contractors.
  • LGBTQ+ Rights: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Mayor Buttigieg released new proposals outlining their ideas on how to best protect the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans, as we await the Supreme Court’s decision in three landmark discrimination cases.
  • Economic justice in college sports: Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced a plan that would allow college student athletes to profit from endorsement deals, including providing pay equity for female athletes. This proposal would work to improve economic justice and the health and safety standards of student athletes.