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Kirsten Gillibrand: Border Wall Cuts ‘Indigenous People’ Off from America

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) agreed with the claim that a wall along the southern border would cut off “indigenous people” in America and said President Trump is “afraid of immigrants.” [embedded content] While campaigning in Iowa on Monday, Gillibrand, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, agreed with Christine Nobiss’s claim that there is a “crisis” at the southern border. “It’s inhumane. We need to have proper asylum,” claimed the New York senator. “This president doesn’t believe in asylum. He’s afraid of immigrants. He’s afraid of refugees. We need to be…

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Klobuchar: I Don’t Support Free Four-Year College

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said she doesn’t support free four-year college and expressed doubt over the ability to afford such a plan. Klobuchar began, “I think we have to do everything to help our students afford college. My idea is to make it easier to refinance, to start with two-year degrees, the community colleges being free.” Klobuchar further touted extending Pell Grants. She later added, “I am not for free four-year college for all, no. … I wish —…

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Klobuchar: Medicare for All ‘Could Be a Possibility in the Future’

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) stated that Medicare for all “could be a possibility in the future.” Klobuchar stated, “I think it’s something that we can look to for the future, but I want to get action now. And I think the best way we do that is something that we actually wanted to do back when we were looking at the Affordable Care Act, and we were stopped, was trying to get a public option in there.” Moderator Don Lemon then…

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Klobuchar: Unemployment Is Too Low, Government Should Import More Workers

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, says the federal government needs to provide Minnesota companies with more imported workers. “We need workers,” Klobuchar told Fox News’ Bret Baier February 12. She said: I think we need to pass comprehensive immigration reform, and I look at this is not just a moral issue. I actually look at it as an economic issue. When you look at, in my state, we need workers for some of the jobs, especially in rural areas. We have a 2.8 percent unemployment rate. But voters in Minnesota…

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Klobuchar on Staff Abuse Claims: ‘Yes, I Can Be Tough’

After the announcement of her intentions to run for president on Sunday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) responded to a question about reports she has been abusive towards former staff members. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate did not deny she has been “tough” on her staffers, brushing it off as having “high expectations” for those that work for her and for the United States. “[Y]es, I can be tough and push people, I know that. … And I have, I’d say, high expectations for myself, I have high expectations for people that work for…

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Trump Mocks ‘Snowman(woman)’ Amy Klobuchar for Campaign Launch During Snowstorm

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday to mock a Democratic presidential rival, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), who supports radical action on climate change and launched her 2020 campaign during a major snowstorm. Well, it happened again. Amy Klobuchar announced that she is running for President, talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Bad timing. By the end of her speech she looked like a Snowman(woman)! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 10, 2019 The “again” to which the…

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Democrats Reveal Priorities in SOTU Invitees: Transgender, Illegal Immigrants, Gun Control

The Democrats in Congress are using their invited guests to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday to send a message about their priorities for this legislative session, including transgenders serving in the military, illegal immigration and gun control. Politico, the Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report, and CNN reported on lawmakers and who they invited. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) invited mother and daughter Albertina Contreras Teletor and Yakelin Garcia Contreras, who were allegedly separated at the southern border with Mexico while trying to enter the United…

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Klobuchar: Trump Should ‘Come Back to the Table,’ End Shutdown

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) asked President Trump “to come back to the table,” and end the government shutdown. “I’m Amy Klobuchar, the Senator from the state of Minnesota. This weekend, we are on the verge of what soon will be a month-long government shutdown, and it’s the longest and most senseless shutdown in American history. That’s nearly a month of hundreds of thousands of workers not getting paid. That’s nearly a month of everything from air safety to medical advancement being undermined. Nearly a month…

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2020: Slate’s Bouie: Tougher for White Dems to Beat ‘Racist’ Trump

Slate’s Jamelle Bouie argues that it could be tougher for white Democrats to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020 because white Democrats will have to move further to the left on racial issues to show solidarity with Democrats of color. By doing so, white Democrats could turn off crucial blue-collar white swing voters in the general election, Bouie argues in a Wednesday piece. Because of this dynamic, Bouie thinks that a black Democrat could actually give the party the best chance to defeat the “racist” president since a black Democrat, like…

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Chuck Schumer Hints at Extra Border Wall Funding

The Democrats’ Senate leader, Chuck Schumer, suggested to reporters Tuesday that he could endorse spending more than $1.6 billion in 2019 for President Donald Trump’s border wall. “We are for strong border security,” Schumer said, adding, “The $1.6 billion for border security negotiated by Democrats and Republicans is our position. We believe that is the right way to go …  Stick to the $1.6 billion … We’re not negotiating in the press. This is our position.” But Schumer did not suggest what price he may demand in exchange for agreeing…

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