Rep. Barbara Lee claims Trump has perpetrated an ‘all-out assault on our fundamental civil and human rights’


Rep. Barbara Lee claims Trump has perpetrated an ‘all-out assault on our fundamental civil and human rights’

ATLANTA — In her keynote address to the opening plenary of Netroots Nation, an annual gathering of progressives, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said the first seven months of the Trump administration represented an “all-out assault on our fundamental civil and human rights.”President Trump, she told the audience, has “wasted no time in implementing the hateful agenda that he ran on.” Lee pointed to the so-called Muslim ban, transgender military ban, healthcare reform efforts, and Commission on Election Integrity among other recent Republican actions to illustrate her argument.
Like Jason Kander, who addressed the crowd only moments earlier, Lee encouraged …

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