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PA DEMS ON TRUMP’S FRAGILE ECONOMY, NEW PENNSYLVANIA JOBS NUMBERS

“13% of Pennsylvanians are still out of work because of Donald Trump’s failure to lead. It didn’t have to be this bad but at every turn, Trump has put his own political interests before the American people,” said Pennsylvania Democratic spokesperson Andres Anzola. “He downplayed the threat of the coronavirus to appease China, he sold ... Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: ON ANNIVERSARY OF TRUMP CAMPAIGN LAUNCH, PA DEMS & LGBTQ+ LEADERS CALL OUT TRUMP ADMIN’S YEARS LONG ATTACK ON CIVIL RIGHTS

PENNSYLVANIA — Earlier today, the anniversary of the Trump 2020 campaign launch, PA Dems LGBTQ+ Caucus Chair Sean Meloy, Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia), Erie City School Board VP Tyler Titus, and activists Deja Lynn Alvarez, Jonathan Lovitz and Anne Wakabayshi hosted a press call to commemorate Pride Month and to highlight the Trump administration’s years ... Read more

Philadelphia Inquirer – “Pennsylvania Democrats showed up.”

■ Pennsylvania Democrats showed up.  Despite a sleepy presidential race, the coronavirus pandemic and historic protests against systemic racism, more than 1.57 million Democrats voted for president in the state’s primary election this month, down about 6.5% from the 2016 primary. By comparison, the Republican vote fell 29%. ■ Both parties made huge efforts to ... Read more

BOLTON REVEALS TRUMP IS A WEAKLING ON CHINA

PENNSYLVANIA —  Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party released the following statement on John Bolton’s account that Donald Trump has always been weak on China, failed to stand up to President Xi Jinping in trade negotiations, encouraged China to continue human rights abuses, and even asked Xi to help him win the 2020 presidential election.  “Time and ... Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: AHEAD OF PENCE VISIT, PA DEMS, FETTERMAN, GNIBUS AND NWPA AFL-CIO DISCUSS HOW TRUMP ADMIN’S FAILURES LED TO ECONOMIC CRISIS

PENNSYLVANIA — Earlier today, ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Sarver, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills, Lt. Governor John Fetterman, PA-16 Candidate Kristy Gnibus and NWPA Area Labor Federation Chair Andy Harkulich hosted a press call to highlight how Trump and Pence’s failed coronavirus response and broken promises have led to ... Read more

PA DEMS STATEMENT ON PENCE VISIT TO PENNSYLVANIA

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Vice President Pence plans to visit to the commonwealth on Friday:   “Make no mistake: Pence’s visit is nothing more than an attempt to distract from the Trump administration’s ongoing failures and nothing he says will erase his abysmal ... Read more

ICYMI: PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE: DEM LEADERS CRITICIZE FAILURE OF TRUMP ADMIN TO RESPOND TO CORONAVIRUS, POLICE BRUTALITY

* A group of Pennsylvania Democratic leaders criticized the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and its failure to support meaningful economic or criminal justice reforms that have left Black Pennsylvanians behind. * During a Wednesday afternoon press call, state Sen. Vincent Hughes said President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been ... Read more

PA DEMS ON TRUMP’S FRAGILE ECONOMY, MAY JOBS REPORT

PENNSYLVANIA —  Today, the Bureau of Labor statistics released its May jobs report which exposed that 21 million Americans are out of work and the unemployment rate remains over 13 percent — thanks to Donald Trump’s short-sighted economic policy and erratic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Today’s jobs report is a crushing reminder of Donald ... Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL OUT DEVASTATING IMPACT OF TRUMP FAILURES ON BLACK PENNSYLVANIANS

PENNSYLVANIA — Earlier today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Vice Chair Sen. Sharif Street, U.S Representative Dwight Evans (PA-3), Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), and Representative Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) hosted a press call to highlight the impact of the Trump administration’s failures on Black Pennsylvanians. The group detailed how the Trump administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as ... Read more

PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON TODAY’S PRIMARY

Mills: An accurate count is far more important than a quick count PENNSYLVANIA — Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement: “We cannot ignore that on this primary day in Pennsylvania, our nation is in turmoil. Americans are voicing their outrage at generations of institutional racism and racist violence toward ... Read more

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