‘Resistance Summer’ Starts Up In Queens
‘Resistance Summer’ starts up in Queens
As the newly minted deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) had a message for party members in Queens of all stripes last Saturday: It’s time for the party to get to work.
Democratic leaders and grassroots organizations are calling the next two months “Resistance Summer,” with concerted, coordinated efforts to oppose initiatives of the Trump administration and the agenda of congressional Republicans.
The meeting room at the Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center brought city, state and national party leaders face to face with party activists and just plain voters.
While Ellison …