Category Archives: Statements

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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Truman Project Statement on New Revelations Regarding DHS Secretary Nielsen and Family Separations by the Trump Administration

Washington, DC — Upon the release of a signed and approved Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo addressed to DHS Secretary Nielsen that recomended “prosecution of all amenable adults who cross our border illegally, including those presenting with a family unit,” Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “This memo’s release…
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Truman Project Statement on President Trump’s Reversal on Declassifying Russia Documents

Washington, DC – Today, after President Trump announced that he will not declassify documents related to the Russia investigation, Truman interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: "President Trump’s original order for the Justice Department to declassify significant documents related to the Russia investigation was a clear abuse of power; selectively declassifying documents…
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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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