Faisal Gill on Trump’s press conference

News Release — Vermont Democratic Party Aug. 16, 2017 Contact: Conor Casey, VDP Executive Director (802)-229-1783 [email protected] In response to Trump’s press conference where he praised members of the alt-right movement aligned with white supremacists and neo-Nazis, perpetuated their talking points, and appeared to endorse the cause of their protests, VDP Chair Faisal Gill released […]

Sanders responds to Trump press conference

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Aug. 15, 2017 Contact: Sanders Press Office [email protected] BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 15 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump held a press conference Tuesday where he blamed “both sides” for violence at a white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia: “President Trump. You […]

Leahy calls to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy July 27, 2017 Contacts: David Carle 202-224-3693 Ben Marter 202-228-5244 Matt House/Audrey Lopez 202-224-2939 DURBIN, SCHUMER, LEAHY & OTHER DEMOCRATIC SENATORS CALL ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TO PROTECT DREAMERS WASHINGTON—U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and 40 of their Democratic Senate colleagues today […]