Sunday - January 22, 2017
Politics: President Barack Obama Newsletter for Sunday January 22, 2017 ( 8 items )  

Clean Water Action Issues Statement on President Trump and Environment
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 -- Clean Water Action issued the following statement by President and CEO Bob Wendelgass on the 45th President's inauguration day: "Thanks to President Obama, Donald Trump has inherited a country that has made huge strides in the fight to protect clean water; a country that is a global leader in the fight against climate crisis; a country ready to build a clean energy future; a country hungry to look forward. And a country that still has a lot of work to do. "None of th  more

DFL Chairman Ken Martin Comments on Donald Trump's Inauguration
ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 20 -- Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party issued the following statement by Chairman Ken Martin on Donald Trump's inauguration as President: "Today, as Donald Trump becomes president, the Trump Administration will start working to undo all the progress we've made over the past 8 years. Their reckless ideas don't account for the very real people who will be affected by them combined with the unrestrained support by the GOP-controlled Congress creates an unknown leve  more

FAIR Applauds Confirmation of John Kelly to Lead DHS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 -- The Federation for American Immigration Reform issued the following statement by President Dan Stein in response to the Senate vote confirming retired General John Kelly as secretary for the Department of Homeland Security: "The American people have demanded that the nation regain control of its immigration policies and General Kelly is uniquely qualified to get the job done. He has demonstrated time and again that the key to defending the nation from terrorism and ille  more

Iowa Dems Statement on Inauguration of Donald Trump As President
DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 20 -- The Iowa Democratic Party issued the following statement by Chair Andy McGuire in response to the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump: "President Obama will officially leave the oval office today with a legacy of economic prosperity, inclusiveness and a strong record on national security. We thank him for his service and the dignity with which he has served. We wish the Obama family the best as they make the transition into privat  more

Moore Responds to Questions About Presidential Inauguration
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 18 -- Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., issued the following news release: In response to questions regarding her attendance of the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: "I support my colleagues in their decision to boycott the Presidential Inauguration, but knowing how he operates, I suspect President-elect Donald Trump will use this expression of free speech as an excuse to bypass Democrats and to push   more

NALEO Educational Fund Releases 2017 Presidential Appointments Guide for Latino Candidates
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund issued the following news release: Two days before President-elect Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund released its 2017 Presidential Appointments Primer. The document is a comprehensive guide aimed at providing qualified and talented Latinos who are intere  more

New Hampshire Dems Issues Statement on Inauguration Day 2017
CONCORD, N.H., Jan. 20 -- The New Hampshire Democratic Party issued the following statement by Chairman Ray Buckley on the Presidential Inauguration: "Today, we celebrate the peaceful transfer of power in our government. At the federal level, there is no more sacred practice in our republic. Because of this gift the Constitution has left us, Americans are able to hold their government accountable, an ability too few around the world possess. "We also celebrate the transformative eight year  more

Texas Democrats Comment on Trump Inauguration
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20 -- The Texas Democratic Party issued the following statement by Chair Gilberto Hinojosa on the inauguration of Donald Trump as president: "Across the country, families are afraid and anxious. Will America be a nation where everyone can get ahead? Will America be a nation where everyone is respected? The rhetoric from now-President Trump was clear: American opportunity in a Trump administration is only meant for some not all. "The large majority of American voters rej  more