Category Archives: Communications

Truman Project Statement Opposing Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination for Supreme Court

Following the conclusion of the nomination hearings for President Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Truman Project Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “The failure to release tens of thousands of documents pertaining to Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination until hours before his hearing began--and have only a fraction of the…
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Truman Center and Truman Project Announce Leadership Transition

On 06 September, Truman Center for National Policy and Truman National Security Project, in coordination with Human Rights First, announced that Truman President and CEO Michael Breen will become the new President and CEO of Human Rights First. Truman’s governing boards have asked Bishop Garrison, Managing Director of Policy and Advocacy, to serve as Truman’s…
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Truman Project Statement on Criminal Revelations in the Trump Orbit

Washington, DC – Today, in response to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort being convicted of 8 of his 18 financial crimes charges and former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s guilty plea to 8 charges—including campaign finance violations at the direction of candidate Trump—Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “Convictions in…
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Truman Project Statement on Family Reunification Failure

In response to the Trump Administration’s failure to meet a court-imposed deadline for the reunification of families separated at the southern U.S. border, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “This evening, the Trump Administration missed a court-ordered deadline to reunite all of the nearly 3,000 children, ages 5 to 17,…
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Truman Project Statement on the Muslim Ban

Washington, DC – In light of this morning’s ruling upholding the Muslim ban, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “Freedom of religion and embracing pluralism are core elements of American society and our strategic engagement with the world, and we are strongest when we stand with our allies. The president's…
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Truman Project Statement on Executive Order Facilitating the Indefinite Detention of Families

Washington, DC – Following President Trump’s signing of an executive order which “resolves” his administration’s family separation crisis on the southern border by allowing for the indefinite detention of immigrant families, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “President Trump has signed an executive order that he claims ends family separations…
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Truman Project Statement Opposing Gina Haspel’s Nomination for CIA Director

Washington, DC — Following Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “It was entirely necessary that Gina Haspel pledged to ‘not allow the CIA to undertake activity that [she] thought was immoral, even if it was technically legal’ during…
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Truman Project Statement on President Trump’s Choice to Violate the JCPOA

Washington, DC – In response to President Trump’s decision to refuse to issue agreed-upon sanctions waivers and therefore violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (more commonly known as the ‘Iran Deal’), Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “President Trump’s decision to violate the international nuclear agreement that is preventing…
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Truman Project Statement on the Legislation to Protect Special Counsel Mueller from a Politically-Motivated Firing

Washington, DC – Today, after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “This bill is bipartisan, bicameral, and in the clear national security interest of the United States. Protecting Special Counsel Mueller from a politically-motivated firing is…
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