Cicilline Statement on Trump Speech

Saturday, January 19, 2019

PAWTUCKET – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today:


“More than four weeks into the longest government shutdown in American history, the President is still doing nothing to end it. Taken individually, none of the proposals he discussed today would even pass the House. Taken together, they are completely unacceptable. The only way out of this mess is for the President to sign the bills that the House passed over the last two weeks – bills that the Senate passed unanimously before the shutdown began.”


“The President has said he would be ‘proud’ to shut down the federal government. Today, thousands of TSA employees, air traffic controllers, FBI agents, and other working people are being forced to work without the guarantee of a paycheck. That is not fair. It is wrong. The President needs to recognize the harm he has already done to our country and end this stupid shutdown.”




DNC Twitter

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