NO AUGUST RECESS! Stop Trump’s corruption play.

UPDATE: Recess has been “technically” cancelled!

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/345261-senate-blocks-trump-from-making-recess-appointments-over-break

Script: Hi, I’m calling to ask Sen. [___] to urge Sen. McConnell to keep the Senate technically in session throughout the August recess period. Then Trump won’t have the opportunity to push Mueller out while nobody’s watching.

CALL Senator Feinstein: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430

AND Senator Harris: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (559) 497-5109, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884

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Write to show your outrage! We don’t want another oil spill!

Please take a moment to add some comments on why retaining the 5-year moratorium on offshore oil leasing is important to you. Deadline is Aug. 17th. 

Trump has signed an executive order to review oil and gas drilling in federally prohibited waters as well as in marine sanctuaries. Environmental groups fear a repeat of the BP Oil spill.  

So far only ±8,800 people have commented. If you haven’t, please follow this link and click “comment now”  https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=BOEM-2017-0050-0001

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If Mueller is Fired, we WILL (Flash Mob) Protest. Details here!

In the event of Trump firing special counsel, Robert Mueller, Venturans are prepared to hold a FLASH MOB PROTEST for the day when this move occurs.

(Co-sponsored by GrassrootsVentura and Indivisible Ventura. Similar events are being planned throughout the nation.)

Clearly the firing of Mueller would be an attempt to quash the investigation of Trump and his campaign. This would make the firing an obstruction of justice, an impeachable offense, and probably a partial admission of guilt by POTUS.

Protestors will thus be standing up for American Justice, the Constitution’s systems of checks and balances, and calling for the impeachment of DJT.

As soon as such news breaks, Rapid Resistance Protestors will begin to assemble at the corner of Telephone & Victoria, by the Ventura County Government Center. Participants should start getting their signs made now.

No specific date can be posted here at this time. However, as soon as the news of the firing is made public, we must be ready to assemble beginning at 3:00 PM.

We will update Facebook, Twitter, and will attempt to reach all of you as soon as possible the day the news is released. Stand at READY RESISTANCE TEAM! Check your text messages and emails frequently for Mueller updates and to hear our call to action. Send your phone number or email to: grassrootsventura@gmail.com

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The Stupid Border Wall is not JUST a waste of money. It threatens our biggest wildlife refuges.

Although Trump has concerns for drug dealers throwing bags over the wall, he hasn’t given any thought to wildlife. Initial construction testing has begun on a section that would split an refuge ecosystem in two. Negative wildlife impact from border fencing has been well-documented, and this unnecessary barrier will harm our wildlife and the environment.  

Script: I calling Congressperson [_____]  to OPPOSE including any border-wall funding in the next budget, and to oppose any legislation that would provide additional funding. Not only is this a waste of money, but it also destroys our national wildlife refuges, as well as the eco-tourism that thrives because of them.

Call Rep. Julia Brownley: (CA-26): DC (202) 225-5811, Oxnard (805) 379-1779, T.O. (805) 379-1779

OR Rep. Salud Carbajal: (CA-24): DC (202) 225-3601, SB (805) 730-1710 SLO (805) 546-8348

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Demand that Congress oversees Russia Sanctions, not Trump!

The Senate’s bipartisan bill (S.722) on sanctions for Russia and Iran heads to the House. The bill codifies the Obama sanctions, beefs up sanctions on cyber activity and weapons sales, and adds new sanctions for human rights violations. Critically, it gives Congress, not Trump’s administration, the right to review and reject any lifting of sanctions against Russia.

Script:  I’m calling to urge Representative […] to support the efforts to enforce Congressional oversight for any lifting of sanctions against Russia and Iran.  It’s clear that we cannot trust the Trump administration to do the right thing.

Call Rep. Julia Brownley (CA-26): DC (202) 225-5811, Oxnard (805) 379-1779, T.O. (805) 379-1779

OR Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24): DC (202) 225-3601, SB (805) 730-1710 SLO (805) 546-8348

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No Hearing, No Vote. Drag TrumpCare into Public View!

The No Hearing, No Vote Act requires any bill being passed under reconciliation to go through at least one committee and one hearing. A low bar but TrumpCare can’t clear it. Ask our Senators if they support this bill, and thank them if the answer is yes. In the meantime, they need to withhold-consent and filibuster-by-amendment to drag this monster into public view.

Script:  I’m calling ask Senator [Feinstein/Harris] if she is planning on cosponsoring the “No Hearing No Vote Act”, as well as committing to a withhold-consent and filibuster-by-amendment strategy to get expert and public reaction to the GOP’s healthcare bill.

(Call both of our senators)
Senator Feinstein: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430

Senator Harris: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (916) 448-2787, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884

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USA is Not for Sale – Thank our MoC for insisting Trump complies with the emoluments clause

 

Because Trump refuses to divest himself of his business holdings or fully disclose his conflicts of interest to Congress, 196 members of congress have filed a lawsuit to force Trump to comply with the emoluments clause in the constitution.  Let’s take some time today to thank Representative [Carbajal/Brownley], who has signed on to the lawsuit.

 (Write your District Representative)

Rep. Julia Brownley 300 E. Esplanade Drive, Suite 470, Oxnard, CA, 93036 or juliabrownley.house.gov

Rep. Salud Carbajal 360 S. Hope Ave, Suite C-301, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105 or carbajal.house.gov

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