Congresswoman Pressley on AM Joy

February 17, 2019
Press Release
“I know a monument to hate is not going to keep us any safer.”

WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined host of AM Joy Joy Reid to discuss President Trump’s reckless declaration of a National Emergency. During the conversation, Congresswoman Pressley denounced the Trump Administration’s racist and anti-immigrant policies, stating: “I know a monument to hate is not going to keep us any safer.”

On Friday, in an exclusive interview with The Root, Congresswoman Pressley condemned the fake Trump emergency, affirming “[Donald Trump] has held the American worker, the American family, and our immigrant neighbors hostage.” On Thursday, Congresswoman Pressley issued a joint statement announcing her no vote on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill, reasserting that DHS “does not deserve an increase in funding.”

For the full interview, click here.

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