Lawmakers ask Amazon to answer questions about privacy, civil rights implications of sale of facial recognition technology to the police
“Russia is not a government to be condoned, it is a government to be contained and yet, our President was unable to be critical of the dictator of our greatest rival in public…and God knows what he did in private.”
"This is certainly not the first time, but right now we are in a moment of history when Americans are being told to fear other Americans and one of the reasons I think the video went viral is because it is emblematic of our times."
“I understand this incident on a gut level because almost exactly the same thing happened to me...”
“The Governor ought to be ashamed of himself if he has any involvement with this ugly business that makes money from human misery and profits from laws designed to fill the beds of for-profit prisons.”
Washington, DC – Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) issued a statement reacting to the news that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner profits from the detention of immigrants, including from facilities that hold immigrant families and children. Rep.
“The soundbite that Republicans oppose illegal immigration but support legal immigration is a complete and utter lie at this point. What used to be a fringe policy position is now a mainstream GOP position and is out-of-step with the American people.”
“Covering Trump’s rear-end from all the lies, the deceit and the soullessness is no longer sustainable.”
“Being as mean and heartless to Central Americans fleeing for their lives is not an immigration control or border security strategy, but purely a political strategy to get Trump’s voters to the polls.”
Press Release from the Democratic Caucus
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democrats joined immigration advocates and children to demand that the Trump administration immediately end their inhumane policy of separate families separating families at the border. Moments before the press conference, House Democrats took over the House of Representatives floor to condemn this cruel policy.