Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: ‘The most corrupt president in history’

Democrats tore into President Trump on Friday after he commuted the prison sentence of longtime confidant Roger Stone, who was set to be behind bars for over three years starting next week. 

The president’s decision marked the finale of months-long “will he, won’t he” speculation over if or how Trump would intervene in Stone’s case, but opened up another avenue of criticism for Democrats who have been pounding on the White House on an array of issues. 

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Brace Yourself for Trump’s Great Recession

20,000,000 Americans are at risk of being evicted by September 30.
21,000,000 unemployed Americans will stop receiving expanded benefits on July 31.
16,200,000 American households have lost employer-provided health insurance.

Brace Yourself for Trump's Great Recession

20,000,000 Americans are at risk of being evicted by September 30.21,000,000 unemployed Americans will stop receiving expanded benefits on July 31.16,200,000 American households have lost employer-provided health insurance.Sound the alarm.

Posted by Robert Reich on Monday, July 6, 2020

Klobuchar Withdraws From VP Consideration, Says Biden Should Pick A Woman Of Color

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., attends a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on police use of force earlier this week.
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., says she is withdrawing her name from consideration to be Joe Biden’s running mate, calling on the former vice president to pick a woman of color.

“Since I endorsed the vice president on that joyful night in Dallas, I’ve never commented on this process at all,” she said on MSNBC Thursday night. “But let me tell you this after what I’ve seen in my state, what I’ve seen across the country. This is a historic moment and America must seize on this moment.”

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Amanda Stuck – Guest Speaker at Shawano County Dems Monthly Meeting

The Shawano County Democrats held their monthly meeting last night (June 17) via Zoom. Rep. Amanda Stuck (57th Assembly District) was the guest speaker. Rep. Stuck is running in the November election to unseat Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher in Wisconsin’s 8th District.

Comments included why she decided to run for the 8th District Seat as well as legislation she would like to see acted on for the future of America.

Vos Blames Immigrants for COVID Outbreak

Racine’s Latino county supervisor calls on Vos to resign. Community demands apology.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, blamed immigrants for the severity of the coronavirus outbreak in Racine County in racist and false comments made during a May 14 call with Gov. Tony Evers.

“Frankly, I know the reason, at least in my region, is because of a large immigrant population, where, you know, it’s just a difference in culture where people are living much closer and working much closer,” Vos told Evers as he argued against a statewide response to the pandemic.

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$40 Million Goes to Hospitals to Help With COVID-19 Losses

Money is in addition to personal protective equipment, as well as COVID-19 test kits and other supplies sent directly to hospitals and health care partners across the state.

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced hospitals across Wisconsin will receive direct payments from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to assist with lost revenue and expenses they’ve incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, April, and May 2020. DHS will distribute these payments from $40 million of funding provided to Wisconsin under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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Tom Tiffany, Wisconsin’s newly elected congressman, wastes no time in declaring war on education in the middle of a pandemic.

Tim Tiffany, Wisconsin’s newly elected Republican congressman, introduced legislation Thursday that would cut off schools’ federal funding if they do not reopen by Sept. 8.

Tiffany is co-sponsoring the “Reopen Our Schools Act” with Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks. The bill would require schools to reopen with all their normal operating procedures by Sept. 8. Schools that remain closed or that move forward with virtual learning instead of in-person classes would be denied federal funding for the 2020-21 school year.

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Protest March for Racial Justice

If you didn’t have a chance to march with the 350 activists in the Shawano rally this week, here is a chance for you to show your convictions.  On June 7th a march starts at Leicht Memorial Park in Green Bay with sign making and opening remarks from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. The march will last until 2:00 pm.  Wear black and bring your mask. Continue reading