Category Archives: Statements

Truman Project Statement on the Nomination of William Barr as Attorney General

Washington, DC -- Following the conclusion of the confirmation hearings for William Barr to the post of attorney general, Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “William Barr is undoubtedly a more professional and competent nominee for this post than Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker. Nonetheless, he did not provide adequate…
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Truman Project Statement on President Trump’s Address

“There is no national emergency on our southern border, despite the White House’s repeated use of lies, exaggerations, and racist rhetoric to claim otherwise. People fleeing extreme violence and seeking a life of opportunity for their children and themselves do not constitute a national security threat.” “The only immigration crisis in this country is that…
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Truman Project Statement in Support of the For the People Act

Washington,DC – Following the filing of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, yesterday by U.S.Representatives John Sarbanes (D- MD) and Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “Truman Project is heartened to see that the new Congress remains committed to prioritizing democracy reform. The For the People…
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Truman Project Statement on President Trump’s Government Shutdown

“Ten days ago, President Trump said he would be ‘proud’ to shut down the government. Now, he and a few of his enablers in the lame duck House are holding hostage the work, services, and employees of our nation due to their fringe demands for a ineffective, immoral, and wasteful vanity project.” “It is time…
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Truman Project Statement on Rapid Syria Withdrawal

Washington, DC — Today, in response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that U.S. troops in Syria are preparing for a rapid withdrawal, Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement. “For nearly two years, the Trump Administration has been escalating U.S. military activities in Syria with no proper legal authority, plan for…
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Truman Project Statement on Michael Cohen’s Second Guilty Plea

Washington, DC -- In response to the reveal of Michael Cohen’s second guilty plea this morning, Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “Michael Cohen’s second guilty plea provides even more evidence that those in the Trump orbit have lied repeatedly about their dealings with Russia. We now know that Cohen…
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Truman Project Statement on the Firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Washington, DC -- Following the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Truman Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “While Jeff Sessions was an atrocious Attorney General on issues of civil rights, immigration, and many other fronts, his recusal did safeguard Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.…
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Truman Project Statement on the Latest Attack on Transgender Americans

In reaction to reports of a Trump Administration memo detailing plans to eliminate protections and acknowledgement of transgender Americans’ rights, Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “Transgender Americans proudly serve this country and their communities in a variety of ways. They help keep us safe through military service, work in…
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Truman Leadership Search Update

Dear Truman community, We are writing to update you on the search process for a President and CEO to lead Truman Center and Truman Project forward at a critical time for our nation. Our broad community of passionate patriots could not be better positioned to contribute to our national security, shared prosperity, and leadership role…
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