Trump lashes out at Michelle Obama over DNC speech

Tell Trump: DON’T end Michelle Obama’s successful Let Girls Learn program!


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Trump lashes out at Michelle Obama over address at Democratic convention

The classy and powerful speech seems to have shredded the Oval Office occupant’s wafer thin skin.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Michelle Obama uses Trump’s own words against him in must-see swipe

The former FLOTUS scorched the current president during the opening night of the Democrats’ virtual convention: “He has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head. He cannot meet this moment.”

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No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Trump’s Postmaster General may now face CHARGES
We’ve been waiting for this.

Trump selfishly makes interview about his dead brother all about himself and his “success”
The president’s narcissism came out in full force during the phone call to Fox News.

Woman who lost father to virus: “His only preexisting condition was trusting Donald Trump”
One of the last things that my father said to me was that he felt betrayed by the likes of Donald Trump. And so, when I cast my vote for Joe Biden, I will do it for my dad.

Take Action: Tell the press to call out Trump and his cronies for their deadly lies about the pandemic!

Trump finalizes oil drilling plan in Alaska wildlife refuge
The Interior Department could hold a sale of decades-long oil and gas leases in ANWR by the end of the year.

Take Action: Stop Trump’s EPA from using the outbreak as an excuse to gut environmental protections!

Former GOP senior official at DHS endorses Biden, claims Trump tried to use “magical authorities” to excuse illegal actions
Former DHS chief of staff Miles Taylor is sounding the alarm about the president’s “dangerous” misuse of the agency.

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy donated big to GOP senators up for re-election
Trump’s hand-picked postmaster general is a fountain of money for Republican candidates, who don’t seem eager to criticize him.

Take Action: Demand the resignation of Louis DeJoy, the stooge Trump appointed to kill the post office!

Trump calls out New Zealand’s ‘terrible’ virus surge, on day it records nine new cases
The president’s discordant comments fail to reflect that 22 people have died from virus in New Zealand, versus 170,000 in US.

Judge blocks Trump’s license for healthcare providers to discriminate against transgender people
The injunction came just one day before new regulations making it easier for healthcare providers to discriminate against transgender people were set to start being enforced.



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Today’s Action: Tune into the DNC – and save USPS while you’re there!

The 2020 Democratic National Convention is on Day 2 of 4! And it’s online and open to the public, so you’re invited to attend!

The convention isn’t just where our party nominates our presidential candidate – it’s also where Democratic leaders gather to debate and formalize party and caucus platforms for the coming term.

Tuesday’s agenda includes (times in EST):

  • Rural Caucus Meeting, noon – 1:30 pm
  • Seniors Council Meeting, noon – 2 pm
  • LGBTQ Caucus Meeting, noon – 2 pm
  • Disability Council Meeting, 2 – 4 pm
  • Environmental and Climate Crisis, 5 – 7 pm
  • Speakers including Bill Clinton, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jill Biden, and some of the party’s rising stars, 9 – 11 pm
  • And so much more! Check out the full Tuesday schedule and speaker list.
  • All of the ways to tune in…

And while you’re observing our leaders discuss solutions to the biggest problems facing this country, or getting pumped up by inspiring speakers who remind us why we’re in this fight, why not put that energy to use by taking action during the convention?

Save USPS during the convention!

Send emails to your Members of Congress as well as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the USPS Board of Governors (below), telling them why it’s a voter rights and human rights issue to fund and support the United States Postal Service.

  • Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General:
  • Robert Duncan, Chairman:
  • John Barger:
  • Ron Bloom:
  • Ramon Martinez IV:
  • Donald L. Moak:
  • William Zollars:

Happy emailing…and see you all at the convention!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition don’t let Trump end Michelle Obama’s successful Let Girls Learn program, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.


Required Reading for the Resistance. Actions that make a difference.