Category Archives: Statements

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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Truman Project Statement on Special Counsel Announcement

Washington, DC – In response to the Department of Justice’s decision to name former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel “to oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters,” Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “This is a critical…
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Truman Project Statement on the Firing of FBI Director James Comey and the Urgent Need for a Special Prosecutor to Lead Investigations into Russian Influence in the 2016 Election

Washington, DC – In reaction to the firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump today, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey comes under exceptionally unusual circumstances.” “President Trump explicitly referred to the FBI’s ongoing investigation into his own presidential…
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Truman Project Statement on the Climate March and Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: Hundreds of thousands of Americans came out in force today to acknowledge a simple fact: climate change is a real and present threat to our security and prosperity. Military and national security experts are leading the way on…
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Truman Project Statement on Military Action in Syria

Washington, DC – In response to the Trump Administration’s decision to launch targeted strikes against the regime of Bashar Al-Assad in Syria, Truman Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “All can agree that President Assad’s conduct during the past six years of the Syrian civil war has been abhorrent. Conservatively, Assad…
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Truman Project Statement on Climate and Energy-Related Executive Orders

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s executive order this afternoon targeting the Clean Power Plan and other climate change-related policies, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen released the following statement: “The Trump Administration’s hostility to climate science and the American clean energy industry will have direct consequences for our national…
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Truman Project Statement on Latest ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order

Truman Project Statement on Latest ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order Washington, DC – In response to the latest ‘Muslim Ban’ executive order from President Trump today, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “This most recent iteration of the Muslim ban remains an affront to American values and still fails…
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