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"At a moment when our country needed moral leadership, the President failed us. Racially charged hate and bigotry will always be a stain on this country’s history, but we can not allow it to be a part of our future. President Trump’s failure to condemn the actions of racial separatists constitutes a lack of understanding for the inequalities and discrimination many blacks, Jews and people of color still face today. And yet, the President spends his time picking Twitter wars, and insulting an esteemed black Congresswoman’s intelligence.
Following the opening of an investigation by Texas state officials into the possible neglect of a minor who died upon leaving an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Dilley, Rep.Marc Veasey issued the statement below:
Even before you walk in her front door, Charmion Johnson-Polk has a lesson plan.
Her yard has signs like "you can't scare me, I teach" and "to teach is to touch a life forever"…
She will attend the first State of The Union for President Donald Trump as a guest of Fort Worth Congressman Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth.
Charmion Johnson-Polk can’t wait for Tuesday night.
That evening, the longtime Fort Worth Democrat — a retired teacher — will sit in the balcony over the U.S. House of Representatives chamber, watching President Donald Trump give his first State of the Union address…
True, she’s a Democrat, invited by U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, to attend the event…
“Ninety-five percent of the people who find out I was invited say, ‘You better go, girl.’ That’s an historic moment,” she said. “The others say, ‘Oh, you’re going to hear Trump. I don’t want to hear him.’
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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