RELEASE: ‘They’re All Empty Promises’: CAP Action Campaign Highlights 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 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...

EVENT ADVISORY: Progressive Change In the States, a Conversation with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Washington, D.C. — Since 2016, families have watched as the issues most important to them have come under attack. From affordable, accessible health care to funds for public education and infrastructure, the Trump administration’s dangerous agenda is undermining families’ ability to get ahead. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation...

STATEMENT: From Virginia to Kentucky, Republicans Suffer Resounding Defeat for Working To Deny Access to Health Care

Washington, D.C. — Today marks Election Day in Virginia, Kentucky, and other municipalities across the country. Returns currently predict Democrats will take full control of the government of Virginia after retaking majorities in both houses of the General Assembly. Kentucky voters voted out their current governor to elect the state's attorney general, Democrat Andy Beshear, as the state's...

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

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, President Donald Trump will travel to Monroe, Louisiana, to attend an event alongside Eddie Rispone at Monroe Civic Center. In previous trips to Louisiana, Trump promised to lower drug prices and give Louisianians great health care that would protect people with preexisting conditions; increase wages for workers; and negotiate trade policies...

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

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, President Donald Trump will travel to Lexington, Kentucky, to attend an event alongside Gov. Matt Bevin (R) at Rupp Arena.  In previous trips to Kentucky, Trump has promised to work on issues that affect the lives of Kentuckians such as lowering health care costs, negotiating trade deals for farmers, and protecting...

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

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will travel to Tupelo, Mississippi, to attend an event alongside Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (R) at BancorpSouth Arena. In previous trips to Mississippi, Trump promised to lower health care costs, increase wages for workers, lower taxes for the middle class, and fix the student debt crisis. In...

STATEMENT: Senate Republicans Side With Trump and Insurance Companies Over People With Preexisting Conditions

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Senate rejected a Congressional Review Act resolution to block the Trump administration's rule promoting the sale of junk insurance, which allows insurers to discriminate against people with preexisting conditions. Topher Spiro, vice president for Health Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released the following statement: Today's vote is just the...

RELEASE: ‘You’re Laughing at Me Losing My Health Care’: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s Broken Promise on Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts and to 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’s at stake. The campaign will...

RELEASE: Trump’s Record on Criminal Justice and Economic Issues Makes Plain Why His Job Approval Sits at Just 2 Percent With Black Voters

President Donald Trump will address criminal justice reform at historically Black Benedict College on Friday. Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will travel to South Carolina to deliver the keynote address at the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College—a historically Black college. The address will take place just days after President Trump received harsh criticism for...

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

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will deliver keynote remarks at the annual Shale Insight conference—hosted by pro-oil and natural gas corporations—in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of Trump’s core promises to Pennsylvania families was that he would work on behalf of workers rather than wealthy donors, lobbyists, and corporate interests. In previous trips to Pennsylvania,...