Category Archives: Statements

Truman Project Statement on President Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Washington, DC -- Following the declaration of a national emergency by President Trump, Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “There is no national emergency on our southern border. This declaration is simply a result of the fact that no one but President Trump and his most devoted supporters want a…
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Truman Project Statement on State of the Union

Washington, DC -- Following the conclusion of tonight’s State of the Union Address, Truman Project Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: "Although the delivery proved more moderate and even-keeled, the message behind President Trump's address remained the same and featured many of the self-aggrandizing boasts and outright lies we have seen previously."…
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Truman Project Statement on the Indictment of Roger Stone

Washington, DC -- Following the indictment and arrest of Trump campaign advisor and confidant Roger Stone by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Truman Interim Executive Director Bishop Garrison issued the following statement: “Roger Stone has been a corrosive influence on American politics for years, but these crimes are beyond the pale even for him. Stone’s collaboration…
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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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