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BumRushDaShow

(131,647 posts)
Tue Jun 11, 2024, 10:57 AM Yesterday

House Democrats step up to try to stop Project 2025 plans for a Trump White House

Last edited Tue Jun 11, 2024, 03:46 PM - Edit history (1)

Source: AP

Updated 1:53 PM EDT, June 11, 2024


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Warning about the far-right Project 2025 agenda for a Donald Trump White House, a group of House Democrats has launched a task force to start fighting the proposal and stop it from taking hold if the Republican former president returns to power.

Democratic Rep. Jared Huffman of California is unveiling The Stop Project 2025 Task Force on Tuesday, the latest sign that congressional Democrats and outside groups are treating Trump's campaign seriously in the expected rematch against Democratic President Joe Biden this fall.

"The stakes just couldn't be higher," Huffman told The Associated Press. Huffman said the Project 2025 agenda will hit "like a Blitzkrieg" and lawmakers need to be ready. "If we're trying to react to it and understand it in real time, it's too late," he said. "We need to see it coming well in advance and prepare ourselves accordingly."

The Democratic-led task force comes as groups on and off Capitol Hill are increasingly alarmed over Project 2025, a sweeping blueprint from the conservative Heritage Foundation that is preparing to quickly help staff a new GOP administration with plans for dismantling aspects of the federal government and installing loyalists for a second Trump term.

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/project-2025-trump-biden-election-congress-6899a1167a4522b1c8be371f7abe7ee9



Link to Task Force ANNOUNCEMENT - Congressional Leaders Form Task Force to Counter Project 2025 and Defend Democracy

Article updated.

Original article/headline -

A group of House Democrats steps up to try to stop Project 2025 and a Trump White House

Updated 6:20 AM EDT, June 11, 2024


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Warning about the far-right Project 2025 agenda for a Donald Trump White House, a group of House Democrats has launched a task force to start fighting the proposal and stop it from taking hold if the Republican former president returns to power.

Democratic Rep. Jared Huffman of California is unveiling The Stop Project 2025 Task Force on Tuesday, the latest sign that congressional Democrats and outside groups are treating Trump's campaign seriously in the expected rematch against Democratic President Joe Biden this fall.

"The stakes just couldn't be higher," Huffman told The Associated Press. Huffman said the Project 2025 agenda will hit "like a Blitzkrieg" and lawmakers need to be ready. "If we're trying to react to it and understand it in real time, it's too late," he said. "We need to see it coming well in advance and prepare ourselves accordingly."

The Democratic-led task force comes as groups on and off Capitol Hill are increasingly alarmed over Project 2025, a sweeping blueprint from the conservative Heritage Foundation that is preparing to quickly help staff a new GOP administration with plans for dismantling aspects of the federal government and installing loyalists for a second Trump term.
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House Democrats step up to try to stop Project 2025 plans for a Trump White House (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Yesterday OP
Glad to read this but Nittersing Yesterday #1
Just added the announcement link to the OP BumRushDaShow Yesterday #2
Thanks!! Nittersing Yesterday #4
I was surprised to see her on there. BumRushDaShow Yesterday #5
Very good group!!! ananda Yesterday #9
good republianmushroom Yesterday #3
KnR Hekate Yesterday #6
I don't see my rep on that list. rubbersole Yesterday #7
More than a task force BonnieJW Yesterday #8

BumRushDaShow

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2. Just added the announcement link to the OP
Tue Jun 11, 2024, 11:18 AM
Yesterday

From that, the members are -

Jared Huffman
Ted Lieu
Diana DeGette
Mark Pocan
Pramila Jayapal
Jamie Raskin
Nanette Barragán

That is quite a mix of people across the spectrum of Democrats!

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