MEMO: A Successful Budget Season Closes After Departure of Ultimate Obstructionist Scott Wagner

TO: Interested PartiesFROM: Mike Mikus, Senior Communications Advisor for the PA Dems SUBJECT: A Successful Budget Season Closes After Departure of Ultimate Obstructionist Scott WagnerDATE: June 26, 2018 Last Friday, Governor Wolf and legislators completed a bipartisan budget that makes smart investments in education, combating the opioid crisis, protecting seniors, and expanding workforce training to ... Read more

Barletta Repeatedly Refuses To Say If Separating Children From Parents Is Wrong

Two weeks ago, Congressman Barletta failed a fundamental moral test when he said he would not change the Trump administration’s policy of separating small children from their parents and housing them in cages. When Trump reversed himself, Congressman Barletta praised the president and claimed that no one had wanted the policy he’d touted only days ... Read more

5 Questions For Congressman Barletta At PA Press Club Luncheon

Today, Congressman Barletta will appear before the Pennsylvania Press Club Luncheon in Harrisburg to answer questions about his struggling Senate campaign. This will be Congressman Barletta’s first major media appearance since his disastrous PennLive editorial board appearance. Since that time, state and national Republicans have trashed Barletta’s campaign in the press, Mitch McConnell and the ... Read more

Lou Barletta’s Problem In One Sentence

“The President Changed The Laws And Policies, So He’s Been Consistent.” Today, NBC news reported on the difficulty Republican candidates are having as Trump reverses himself on immigration policy from one day to the next. President Trump’s most loyal lapdog Lou Barletta staunchly defended the administration’s decision to separate children from their parents and house ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Women’s Caucus Statement On Trump’s Executive Order

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Women’s Caucus Chair Candace Faye Stitzman-Duley issued the following statement: “The Pennsylvania Democratic Women’s Caucus expresses their horror at what children, families, and babies are facing due to fleeing brutal violence in their countries. The practice of this current policy is unbearable child abuse. And the President’s executive order is not enough ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Statement On World Refugee Day

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills marked World Refugee Day with the following statement: “I wish we were marking this World Refugee Day differently. I wish that we didn’t have to bear witness to the tearing of children away from parents seeking asylum in our country. There aren’t two sides here. There’s only right ... Read more

York Dispatch: Editorial: Barletta Defends The Indefensible

* If there is anything worse than the Trump administration policy of separating young immigrant children from their families at the southern U.S. border, it is pig-headed politicians who try to justify and defend the practice. Count Pennsylvania’s Rep. Lou Barletta as among the denizens of this particular pigsty. * The stories — one child ... Read more

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