Category Archives: Statements

Truman Project Statement on Gov. Rick Perry Confirmation Hearing

On the basis of Gov. Perry’s complete lack of experience in dealing with the most devastating weapons in the world--the nuclear arsenal of the United States--we overwhelmingly object to his nomination to the position of Energy Secretary.    Just five years ago, Gov. Perry stumbled through an argument, on the stage of a nationally televised…
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Truman Project Statement on Scott Pruitt Nomination Hearing

“Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has demonstrated via his career and his rhetoric that he is antagonistic to the very mission of the critical body that he has been nominated to lead. His lobbying on behalf of oil companies, opposition to clean energy innovation, and repeatedly expressed disbelief in the clear consensus of scientific thought…
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Truman Project Statement on Rex Tillerson Nomination Hearing

Washington, D.C.- In response to Rex Tillerson's nomination hearing for Secretary of State, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Mike Breen issued the following statement: “Rex Tillerson, President-Elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, seemed to spend much of his confirmation confused and uncertain, saying that he “didn’t know” or needed “more information” a…
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Truman Project Statement on Sen. Jeff Sessions’ Nomination Hearing

Washington, D.C.- In response to Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination hearing for the post of U.S. Attorney General, Truman National Security President and CEO issued the following statement: “The Attorney General is the top law enforcement officer in the country charged with protecting the civil rights of all Americans. This role is essential to our time…
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Truman Project Statement on Appointment of Stephen Bannon as White House Advisor

Washington, DC – Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement in response to Stephen Bannon being named chief strategist and senior counselor in President-Elect Donald Trump’s White House: “Stephen Bannon, the former Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Network, has an undeniable track record of giving license and coverage to…
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Truman Project Statement on the Final Presidential Debate of 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 19 October 2016 Contact: Jalina Porter, jporter@trumanproject.org Truman Project Statement on the Final Presidential Debate of 2016 Washington, DC – In response to tonight’s presidential debate, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “Donald Trump’s three debate performances, like his campaign, have been a cacophony of…
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Truman Project Statement on the Second Presidential Debate of 2016

Washington, DC – In response to tonight’s presidential debate, Truman National Security Project Political Director Frank Spring issued the following statement: “It is abundantly clear that Donald Trump does not have the judgement, temperament, or basic human decency to be President of the United States. Under no circumstances should he be trusted with either nuclear…
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Truman Project Statement on the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 04 October 2016 Contact: Graham F. West, gwest@trumanproject.org Truman Project Statement on the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate Washington, DC – In response to tonight’s vice presidential debate, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “Governor Pence may be more ‘conventional’ than the reality TV sideshow that…
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Truman Project Statement on Candidates’ Remarks at the Commander-in-Chief Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 07 September 2016 Contact: Jalina Porter, jporter@trumanproject.org Truman Project Statement on Candidates’ Remarks at the Commander-in-Chief Forum Washington, DC – In response to the comments at NBC’s first-ever Commander-in-Chief Forum this evening, Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement: “Tonight was a clear demonstration of the…
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Truman Project Statement on Donald Trump’s Nomination Acceptance Speech

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 21 July 2016 Contact: Graham F. West, gwest@trumanproject.org Truman Project Statement on Donald Trump’s Nomination Acceptance Speech Washington, DC –Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen issued the following statement in response to the acceptance speech of Republican nominee for President Donald Trump: “Tonight, in accepting the nomination of the Republican…
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