RELEASE: Georgia Salon Owner Forced Back To Work Speaks Out Against Gov. Kemp, Says Workers Must Choose Between ‘Livelihood and Your Life’

Washington, D.C. — This week, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) came under scrutiny after data released by the Georgia Department of Public Health purportedly showed a false decline in Georgia’s confirmed coronavirus cases just weeks after Kemp reopened nonessential businesses across the state against the warnings of public health officials. The decrease in Georgia’s coronavirus cases...

RELEASE: Stacey Abrams Chronicles President Trump’s ‘Chaotic’ Coronavirus Response, Says ‘Trump Had Ample Warnings and Time To Prepare’

Washington, D.C. — In a new video released today by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D) chronicles President Donald Trump’s failed response to the coronavirus crisis, including the early warning signs that he ignored; the failure to provide resources for widespread testing and personal protective equipment; the...

RELEASE: Marine Veteran Condemns President Trump’s Coronavirus Response, Says Leadership Doesn’t Represent Military Values

Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, House Democratic leaders unveiled a new coronavirus relief bill known as the HEROES Act. The package from the House fills a vacuum of leadership left by the president, who has largely abandoned the fight to contain COVID-19 in favor of demanding states reopen against his own task force guidelines. President...

RELEASE: How State and Local Governments Can Support Safe Workplaces and Protect Public Health During the Coronavirus Crisis

Washington, D.C. — As states around the country begin reopening many workplaces, a new column from the Center for American Progress Action Fund looks at the steps that state and local governments can take to strengthen worker power and ultimately protect the health and well-being of workers. Dangerous conditions in workplaces ranging from meatpacking plants...

RELEASE: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Lambasts Trump on PPE: ‘What Wartime President Leaves the States To Fight It Out Amongst Themselves?’

Washington, D.C. — In a new video released today by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) urged President Donald Trump to fully deploy the Defense Production Act (DPA) to solve the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for America's health care workers during the coronavirus crisis. The DPA would...

RELEASE: Daughter of Texas ICU Nurse Creates Homemade PPE as Shortage Continues and Models Predict New Wave of COVID-19 Cases

Washington, D.C. — As President Donald Trump signals that the White House’s coronavirus task force will functionally disband in the coming weeks and as governors around the country begin to reopen their states during the height of the coronavirus crisis, new infection projections are beginning to predict an imminent rise in the COVID-19 death toll. Now, the...

RELEASE: Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy Speaks Out Against Capt. Crozier Ouster, Urges President Trump To Find Solutions for USS Roosevelt

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to highlight President Donald Trump's failure as commander in chief to keep members of the USS Theodore Roosevelt safe during the coronavirus crisis. According to new reporting, the Pentagon has expanded its investigation into the...

RELEASE: ‘People Are Dying Who Don’t Have To’: Lupus Patient Speaks Out As Trump-Touted Hydroxychloroquine Reaches Supply Shortage, Fails COVID-19 Patients

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign as the consequences of President Donald Trump’s stream of consciousness and unscientific musings about COVID-19 treatments come into focus. For weeks, President Trump touted the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for COVID-19, despite...

RELEASE: Navy Veteran and Doctor Criticizes Trump as a Self-Proclaimed ‘Wartime President,’ Says Strategy Shouldn’t Change ‘Every Hour or Every Tweet’

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video to highlight the stories of health care workers such as Dr. Max Cooper, an emergency physician and U.S. Navy veteran who treats COVID-19 patients in Pennsylvania. Even as President Donald Trump fails to provide hospitals and front-line workers with ventilators...

RELEASE: Voters Across the Political Spectrum Strongly Support Maintaining DACA, New Poll Shows

Washington, D.C. — With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to soon decide whether to permit the Trump administration to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections, registered voters from the left, right, and center continue to overwhelmingly support DACA. Across the board, they want President Donald Trump to maintain the status quo and temporarily...