Category Archives: Statements

Truman Project Statement on the Trump Administration’s Failure on Refugees

Washington, DC – In response to the Trump Administration’s targets for refugee resettlement in FY2018, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “This decision to admit 45,000 refugees in FY2018—the lowest number since caps began in 1980—represents an abdication of American values and a failure of American leadership. History will look…
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Truman Project Statement on Trump Administration’s Ending of DACA

Washington, DC – In response to the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “This decision will affect up to a million Americans who have known no home but this nation for their entire lives. Aside…
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Truman Project Statement on the Firing of Stephen Bannon

Washington, DC – In response to the firing of White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon, Truman Project Communications Director Graham West issued the following statement: “Truman Project spoke out against Stephen Bannon’s appointment in November 2016, warning that his presence in the White House would send a dangerous message to the rest of the world…
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Truman Project Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

Washington, DC – In response to the violence in Charlottesville today, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “The loss of life in Charlottesville today is heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with those whose loved ones were traumatized, hurt, and even killed by white supremacists. The leadership of Michael Signer, Mayor of…
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Truman Project Statement on Transgender Individuals in the U.S. Military

Washington, DC – Today, Truman National Security Project Communications Director Graham West issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s remarks against transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military: “It should be self-evident that in the all-volunteer force of the United States of America, those who meet the qualifications should be able to serve—including…
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San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and Truman National Security Project San Francisco Chapter Respond to President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

San Francisco, CA – In response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, The Honorable Mayor Edwin Lee of San Francisco and Truman National Security Project San Francisco Chapter Political Partner and Human Rights Commissioner Hala Hijazi released the following statements: “Climate change is one of our world’s greatest economic and health risks,”…
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Truman National Security Project Philadelphia Chapter Statement on President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

Philadelphia, PA – In response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, Truman National Security Project Philadelphia Chapter Director Welton Chang issued the following statement: “President Trump’s attack on the on the Paris Climate Agreement is an affront to core American principles of diplomacy, pluralism, and sustainability. Pulling out of the Paris Agreement…
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Truman National Security Project San Diego Chapter Statement on President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

San Diego, CA – In response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, Truman National Security Project San Diego Chapter Director Shawn VanDiver issued the following statement: “President Trump’s attack on the on the Paris Climate Agreement is an affront to core American principles of diplomacy, pluralism, and sustainability. Pulling out of the…
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Truman National Security Project Chicago Chapter Statement on President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

Chicago, IL – In response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, Truman National Security Project Chicago Chapter Political Director Ameshia Cross issued the following statement: “President Trump’s attack on the on the Paris Climate Agreement is an affront to core American principles of diplomacy, pluralism, and sustainability. Pulling out of the Paris…
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