Georgia Democrats press Isakson, Perdue to condemn Trump intel disclosure

Georgia Democrats press Isakson, Perdue to condemn Trump intel disclosure

Georgia Democrats press Isakson, Perdue to condemn Trump intel disclosure

Atlanta Journal-Constitution // Greg Bluestein

May 16, 2017

 

Georgia Democrats pressed Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue to condemn President Donald Trump for revealing highly classified intelligence to Russian officials, reminding them they co-sponsored legislation that would sanction anyone who exercised “extreme carelessness” in handling confidential information.

Democratic Party of Georgia head DuBose Porter said Tuesday that Trump has “undermined the trust of our allies and imperiled our national security” and referred to legislation both Republicans sponsored in July 2016 that would strip security clearances for those who mishandle sensitive info. Read More

4,316,000 Georgians With Pre-existing Conditions at Risk of Losing Coverage

4,316,000 Georgians With Pre-existing Conditions at Risk of Losing Coverage

DPG Press Release:  Thursday, May 4, 2017  

Atlanta, GA – Today, Georgia’s Republican Congressional Delegation voted to strip health care from 24 million Americans to pay for a $600 billion tax cut for millionaires and billionaires. If Trumpcare becomes law, seniors will be saddled with higher premiums. Further, 4,316,000 Georgians with pre-existing conditions—including those with cancer, children with disabilities, and those who are pregnant—will at best see higher premiums and at worst complete loss of health care coverage. Democratic Party of Georgia Chair DuBose Porter issued the following statement.

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DPG Chair Candidate Forum

The Democratic Women’s Council, the LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Georgia, the Young Democrats of Georgia, the Fulton County Democratic Party and the 5th Congressional District Caucus invite all State Committee members, Executive Committee members, area elected officials, and interested Democrats to a moderated forum for officially qualified candidates in the upcoming special election for Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. Read More