RELEASE: Florida Air Force Veteran Speaks Out as VA Hospital Refuses COVID-19 Test Despite Symptoms

Washington, D.C. — President Donald Trump continues to lie about his administration’s so-called success in combating the coronavirus pandemic, even as the United States overtakes China as the global epicenter of the virus with more than 91,000 confirmed cases—and as the American death toll tops 1,300. Now, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a...

RELEASE: Ohio Small-Business Owner Reacts to Lie That Trump Administration Saved Preexisting Conditions Protections: ‘It’s Our Lives That He’s Dealing With’

Washington, D.C. — As President Donald Trump lies that his administration “saved Pre-Existing Conditions in your Healthcare”—even as his administration continues to try to use the federal courts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during a global health pandemic—the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in its social media...

RELEASE: ‘We Either Have To Pay It, or We Get To Die’; Michigan Student Calls Out Trump Administration’s Broken Promise To Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts—and with Secretary Alex Azar, a former president of the pharmaceutical drug company Eli Lilly, 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...

RELEASE: New CAP Action Research Shows How Trump Has Undermined the Economy for Working-Class Wisconsinites

Washington, D.C. — In the run-up to the 2016 election, then-candidate Donald Trump visited Wisconsin nine times to promise he could revitalize the economic fortunes of working-class Wisconsinites. But as a new issue brief from the Center for American Progress Action Fund shows, nearly three years after Trump’s inauguration, the administration has not helped working-class Wisconsinites. In...

RELEASE: Navin Nayak Named President and Executive Director of the Center for American Progress Action Fund

Washington, D.C. — Navin Nayak has been promoted to serve as the Center for American Progress Action Fund's president and executive director, CAP Action announced today. Since joining CAP Action in 2017 as executive director, Nayak has overseen the day-to-day management of the organization and has helped create new programs and projects that help the organization fulfill its mission. "In just a...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair and Elected Officials To Highlight How Trump Has Undermined the Economy for Working-Class Wisconsinites

Madison, Wisconsin — In the run-up to the 2016 election, then-candidate Donald Trump visited Wisconsin nine times to promise he could revitalize the economic fortunes of working-class Wisconsinites. But as a forthcoming issue brief from the Center for American Progress Action Fund will show, nearly three years after Trump’s inauguration, the administration has not helped working-class Wisconsinites....

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Pennsylvania

Washington, D.C. — Today, as the number of known COVID-19 cases in the United States increases to 149 across 13 states, President Donald Trump will travel to Scranton, Pennsylvania, to participate in a town hall hosted by Fox News. Given that the town hall takes place as the president comes under fire for his weak response to the coronavirus, the administration’s...

RELEASE: ‘There Are Thousands of People Who Desperately Need Lower Drug Costs’; North Carolina Woman Condemns Trump Administration’s Broken Promise on Prescription Drugs

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts—and with Alex Azar, former president of the pharmaceutical drug company Eli Lilly, 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...

RELEASE: ‘The ACA Saved My Life’: Breast Cancer Survivor Reacts to Lie That Trump Administration Saved Preexisting Conditions Protections

Washington, D.C. — As President Donald Trump lies that he was “the person who saved Pre-Existing Conditions in your Healthcare”—even as his administration continues to try to use the federal courts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in its social media campaign to...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to North Carolina

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will once again forgo his responsibilities to respond to the growing coronavirus crisis. Instead, the president will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina, for an event at Bojangles' Coliseum, where he will likely distort his administration’s record on a variety of issues. President Trump visited North Carolina last month to discuss his supposed...