CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Puts Iowa Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Iowa unemployment when Trump took office: 3.4 percent Iowa unemployment now: 6 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will arrive near Des Moines, Iowa, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Des Moines International Airport. His event will be the fourth of seven scheduled in-person rallies following the revelation of his...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Puts Pennsylvania Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Pennsylvania unemployment when Trump took office: 5.2 percent Pennsylvania unemployment now: 10.3 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will hold a rally near Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in an airplane hanger at John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria Airport. His event will be the third of five scheduled in-person rallies following the revelation of his COVID-19 diagnosis on...

STATEMENT: New Report Highlights That the Horror of Family Separation Knows No Bounds, and Should Be on The Minds of Every American, CAP Action’s Philip E. Wolgin Says

Washington, D.C. — Last night, a new report from The New York Times confirmed that the Trump administration’s former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod J. Rosenstein, were a “driving force” behind the president’s child separation policy, arguing that they “need[ed] to take away the children” regardless of their age or the traumatic consequences of these...

STATEMENT: Senate Republicans Just Greenlighted Trump’s Health Care Arson, Says CAP Action’s Maura Calsyn

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Senate blocked a procedural motion to defund the Trump administration's lawsuit to terminate the Affordable Care Act, including protections for preexisting conditions. Maura Calsyn, managing director of Health Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released the following statement: Senate Republicans made clear that they are accomplices...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Chaotic Pandemic Response and Harmful Policies Put Florida Residents’ Health, Jobs, and Wages at Risk

Florida unemployment when Trump took office: 4.6 percent Florida unemployment now: 7.4 percent Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will arrive in Sanford, Florida, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Orlando Sanford International Airport. The event will be his 18th non-socially distanced rally in one month, putting Americans at risk despite having known...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: Leader Schumer, Sen. Patty Murray, and Sen. Cortez Masto Join CAP Action to Discuss New Report Revealing How Eliminating the ACA During the COVID-19 Pandemic Would Sow Chaos

Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, October 1, 2020, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) will join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a press call to discuss the findings of a new report revealing the innumerable ways repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Continued Chaotic Pandemic Response and Harmful Policies put Minnesota Health, Jobs, and Wages at Risk

Minnesota unemployment when Trump took office: 3.8 percent Minnesota unemployment now: 7.4 percent Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will arrive in Duluth, Minnesota, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Duluth International Airport. The event will be his 15th non-socially distanced rally this month, putting Americans at risk despite having known the dangers...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Chaotic Pandemic Response Continues To Put Pennsylvania Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Pennsylvania unemployment when Trump took office: 5.2 percent Pennsylvania unemployment now: 10.3 percent Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will arrive near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to hold a rally in an airplane hangar at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown. This event will be the 14th non-socially distanced rally held by Trump this month, where he has...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Chaotic Pandemic Response Puts Virginia Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Virginia unemployment when Trump took office: 4.0 percent Virginia unemployment now: 6.1 percent Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will arrive in Newport News, Virginia, to hold a rally in an airplane hangar at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. This event will be his seventh non-socially distanced rally in the past week, demonstrating how the...