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They either have to say theres a new set of rules for President Trump -- andthere will be for President Warren -- she will be able to declare national emergencies and take away Congress-appropriated and approved funds from militaryconstruction projects to spend them on her pet projects... or theyre going to say this is a problem.
The transcript from one of my QAs a few months ago just got published online, and even though it was meant to be internal rather than public, now that it's out there, you can check it out if you're interested in seeing an unfiltered version of what I'm thinking and telling employees on a bunch of topics.
You know, the lines keep getting longer. That's a good thing, i put on my sneakers and a cooler sweater so that we can keep doing it last night, but it was terrific. It was being able to say heart-to-heart to people who came in from all around the area and who really are in this fight, who believe that we're going to get together, we're going to fight hard and we're going to change this country.
I'm not here to attack other Democrats. I'm here to talk about what I believe in, and as I've tried to make clear, I believe that health care is a basic human right. And I will fight for basic human rights. That means Medicare for all as the best possible way to give us maximum coverage at the lowest possible cost.
When you've got a government, when you've got an economy that does great for those with money and isn't doing great for everyone else, that is corruption, pure and simple. We need to call it out. We need to attack it head on, and we need to make structural change in our government, in our economy and in our country.
Who is this economy really working for? It's doing great for a thinner and thinner slice at the top. It's doing great for giant drug companies. It's just not doing great for people who are trying to get a prescription filled, it's doing great for people who want to invest in private prisons, just not for the African-Americans and Latinos whose families are torn apart.
It's doing great for a thinner and thinner slice at the top, when you've got a government ; when you've got an economy that does great for those with money and isn't doing great for everyone else, that is corruption pure and simple. We need to call it out. We need to attack it head on. And we need to make structural change in our government, in our economy, and in our country.
He serves the whole thing up to the United States Congress and says in effect, if there's going to be any accountability, that accountability has to come from the Congress, and the tool that we are given for that accountability is the impeachment process. This is not about politics ; this is about principle.
Bad decisions in Washington have consistently favored the interests of multinational corporations and big business lobbyists over the interests of family farmers, mergers mean that farmers have fewer and fewer choices for buying and selling, while vertical integration has meant that big agribusinesses face less competition throughout the chain and thus capture more and more of the profits.
President Donald Trump won't even pay the people of Puerto Rico the courtesy of acknowledging the deaths of the people they love, now that President Donald Trump's caught in this fight to try to find funding to be able to build a monument to hate on the southern border of the United States, President Donald Trump looks over to Puerto Rico to see if President Donald Trump can take away unspent dollars that were designated for relief efforts.
We need to end the fiction that our domestic and foreign policies are somehow separate and recognize that policies that undermine working families in this country also erode America's strength in the world, in other words, it's time to create a foreign policy that works for all Americans, not just the rich and powerful.
American taxpayers should not be subsidizing the abuse and exploitation of immigrants in private detention centers. The Department of Homeland Security has a legal and moral obligation to take immediate action to ensure that private detention centers follow the law and treat all people in their custody with dignity and respect.
The 2018 election will be a massive uphill climb, and while we'd rather talk about great ideas, we can't climb that hill by ignoring the millions of Americans who are angry and scared about the damage this president and this Republican Party have done to our democracy. We can't ignore it, and we shouldn't want to ignore it.
Men like Donald Trump come to power when their country's already in deep trouble, when their economies (are) already deeply flawed and when people in those countries begin to lose hope for a better future and start looking for someone to blame, i've got news for Donald Trump: Up against our army, he doesn't stand a chance.
What you propose, from what I can tell in your writings, is less oversight of big banks, fewer efforts to reign them in, more chances for them to take on big risks to boost their profits and, if things go wrong, come crying to the government for another bailout, the question is whether someone should be put in charge of enforcing laws that they think are unnecessary or counterproductive.
When banks plead guilty to a crime, federal agencies must do more than look the other way, the SEC has already granted waivers to each of these banks without any detailed explanation, but it is not too late for the Department of Labor to hold a public hearing before it decides that such brazen lawbreakers can be trusted managing workers' retirement accounts.
We cannot continue to run this country for the top 10%. We can't keep pushing through trade deals that benefit multi-national companies at the expense of workers, government cannot continue to be the captive of the rich and the powerful. Working people cannot be forced to give up more and more as they get squeezed harder and harder.
Americans understand that the game is rigged, and they've had enough of it. They're ready to fight back. They want a Washington that works for them, i think that people are getting more engaged, politically, and they're seeing through a lot of the rhetoric that politicians have been throwing out there for a long time. They want to see some real change, and I think that's what we need to work on.
It all sounded good but what it was really about was tying the hands of regulators and turning loose big banks and giant international corporations to do whatever they wanted to do: turning them loose to rig the market and reduce competition; turning them loose to outsource more jobs; turning them loose to load up on more risks and then hide behind taxpayer guarantees; turning them loose to sell more mortgages and credit cards that cheated American families.
The House is about to vote on a budget deal -- a deal negotiated behind closed doors that slips in a provision that would let derivatives traders on Wall Street gamble with taxpayer money and get bailed out by the government when their risky bets threaten to blow up our financial system, these are the same banks that nearly broke the economy in 2008 and destroyed millions of jobs.
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