Category Archives: Statements

Truman Project Statement on the Release of a Redacted Version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Report

Washington, DC – Following the release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Truman President and CEO Jenna Ben-Yehuda issued the following statement: “While there is much to digest in Special Counsel Mueller’s report, some things are already clear.” “First, the report affirms…
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Truman Project Statement on AG Barr’s Summary of Special Counsel Mueller’s Report

Washington, DC – Following Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report being sent to leaders in Congress on Sunday, Truman President and CEO Jenna Ben-Yehuda issued the following statement: “Truman calls on Attorney General Barr to release the entire Mueller report, and all accompanying documents, to Congress and the American people…
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Truman Project Statement on Notice of Mueller Report

Washington, DC – Following announcement that Attorney General William Barr has received notice that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has been completed, Truman’s President and CEO Jenna Ben-Yehuda issued the following statement: “Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation has been a critical effort in service of our national security. To date, it has produced 199 criminal charges…
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Truman Center and Truman Project Announce Jenna Ben-Yehuda as President and CEO

Washington, DC – Today, Truman Center for National Policy Acting Board Chair Laura Liswood and Truman National Security Project Board Chair John Driscoll announced Jenna Ben-Yehuda as the new President and CEO of both organizations. The announcement comes at the end of a four-month executive search conducted by a committee drawn from both organizations’ governing…
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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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