CAP Action Memo: Trump Addresses Farm Bureau After String of Broken Promises to Farmers

Washington, D.C. — As farmers across the country bear the brunt of the president’s broken promises and erratic trade policies, Donald Trump will speak at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention in Austin, Texas, this weekend. In 2016, Trump guaranteed that he would “grow the farms” and “negotiate trade deals to help our farmers, help them...

RELEASE: ‘I Don’t Think Donald Trump Has the First Idea What Families Like Ours Go Through”: Trump’s Broken Health Care Promises

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts and propose deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to educate Americans on what is at stake.  The campaign will...

RELEASE: John Podesta Joins ‘The Tent’ To Discuss the Senate’s Impeachment Trial and Foreign Interference in the 2020 Election

Washington, D.C — Former White House Chief of Staff and Center for American Progress founder John Podesta joined "The Tent" podcast this week to discuss the upcoming trial in the U.S. Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office, as well as the threat still posed by Russia and other foreign actors when it comes...

EVENT ADVISORY: Mayors of Seattle and Richmond Discuss Building Power for Working People

Washington, D.C. — One of the great challenges America faces is how to ensure that the economy benefits most workers. Over recent decades, workers have lost power and received a smaller share of economic growth as too many workers struggle to afford even basic living costs. To meet these challenges, progressive mayors across the country are...

RELEASE: ‘They’re Not Even Bothering To Lie to Us Anymore’: Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Lambasts Trump Administration’s Tariff War as Wisconsin Farms See Record Closures

Washington, D.C. — As President Donald Trump touts the first three years of his administration as a "giant victory for Wisconsin workers, farmers and dairy producers," and as the damage done by the Trump administration’s protracted trade war with China comes into focus, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Wisconsin Include Hundreds of Dairy Farm Closures and a Foxconn Failure

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will travel to Milwaukee to headline an event at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panther Arena.  In previous trips to the state, Trump promised Wisconsin families that he would work to protect farmers, bring well-paying jobs to Wisconsin, lower the costs of prescription drugs, provide affordable health care, and...

RELEASE: CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Ohio Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will travel to Toledo, Ohio, to headline an event at the Huntington Center. In previous trips to the state, Trump promised Ohio families that he would be a champion for working families and “the forgotten man and woman.” He pledged that his administration would bring well-paying jobs to Ohio, lower...

RELEASE: CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Michigan Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will headline an event at the Kellogg Arena in downtown Battle Creek, Michigan. In previous trips to the state, Trump promised Michigan families that his administration would work to create jobs, increase wages for workers, and lower health care costs. In reality, his administration’s record on these issues...

RELEASE: “If the Affordable Care Act Goes Away, I Will Be Uninsurable”: Iowa Mother Is the Face of Trump Administration’s Broken Health Care Promises

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts—and with former Big Pharma lobbyist Alex Azar at the helm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to educate...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Pennsylvania Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will join Vice President Mike Pence to headline an event in Hershey, Pennsylvania. In previous trips to the state, Trump promised Pennsylvania families that his administration would work on behalf of workers to reinvigorate the steel industry, lower health care costs, and increase wages for workers—and he is...