Trump's comments are racist, plain and simple. Trump built his 2016 campaign around racism and he’s doing it again in 2020. All Texas lawmakers, including Republicans, should speak out against this racist attack.
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Trump's latest executive order to have U.S. Departments share citizenship data, instead of adding a question to the 2020 census.
Glenn W. Smith, Senior Strategist at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about why Congress should hold Trump's Attorney General, William Barr, in contempt of Congress for lying to the American public.
Glenn Smith, our Senior Strategist here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the Mueller report and what a potential impeachment procedure would look like for the country. The president was NOT exonerated by the report and must be held accountable by Congress.
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, discusses why Texans don't need - or want - a wall that would steal away their land and much needed resources that could better the community. We need Texas lawmakers to stand up for an America where everyone gets a fair opportunity.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, discusses the Texas Senate's unanimous decision to give teachers raises and the "For the People Act" from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Lloyd Doggett.
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