Trashing Trump Isn’t Enough, Booker Tells Progressive Democrats
Trashing Trump isn’t enough, Booker tells progressive Democrats
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker told a conference of progressive activists they needed to support policies that give people a reason to vote for them, not simply oppose President Donald Trump.
At a time when Republicans control both the White House and both houses of Congress, Booker (D-N.J.) reminded those at the Center for American Progress’ annual ideas conference that generations of abolitionists, suffragettes, labor leaders and civil rights workers overcame much stronger opposition.
“I want to fight in this climate,” Booker said. “But we cannot just a party of resistance; we have to be a party …