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Fri Apr 30, 2021, 12:18 AM Apr 2021

Progressive Response to Biden's Speech Doesn't Sugarcoat It

Last edited Fri Apr 30, 2021, 01:28 AM - Edit history (1)

[Article by Frances Langum @Crooks&Liars; progressive response-video embedded; transcript @link]

By Frances Langum @ C&L: Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) put Tim Scott's dumb speech to shame with a progressive response to Biden's address to Congress Wednesday night.

And Bowman laid the blame for the failures in pandemic response and resulting economic crisis firmly at the feet of the former guy.

His full remarks below were as specific and detailed as Joe Biden's earlier. It's clear there is an organized effort to continue to push the surprisingly progressive Biden administration to do even more for the working class. That's great news.

U.S.Rep.Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) excerpt: Progressive Respnse to Biden's Speech

Working Families Party:

Good evening.

I’m Jamaal Bowman, a member of Congress representing New York’s 16th District. It is my honor to speak on behalf of the Working Families Party this evening. The Working Families Party is the party of unions and working people across the country. And tonight, I’m delivering our response to President Biden’s address to Congress.

We are emerging from the catastrophic failures of the Trump administration. Where hundreds of thousands died because of Donald Trump, and tens of millions lost their jobs. We now have a President and a White House capable of leading our nation out of the pandemic. Shots are going into arms. COVID infections, hospitalizations, and deaths are all down nationwide, and we are investing historic levels of stimulus to ensure people have more money in their pockets.

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Progressive Response to Biden's Speech Doesn't Sugarcoat It (Original Post) RestoreAmerica2020 Apr 2021 OP
is this workingfamiliespartyundeground now? nt msongs Apr 2021 #1
Joe covered all this well. Guess it's good to have a back-up. brush Apr 2021 #2
The Democratic Party are the progressives. betsuni Apr 2021 #3
Sounds like he didn't even bother to listen to Joe Biden's speech JohnSJ Apr 2021 #4
Clearly he didn't. NurseJackie Apr 2021 #7
Are we going to hear from the rent is too damned high guy? nt TexasTowelie Apr 2021 #5
That's exactly what I thought! betsuni Apr 2021 #6
Why not?... everyone ELSE in the world wants to get in on the piling-on "action". NurseJackie Apr 2021 #8
Why should there be a "progressive response" to an ALREADY progressive POTUS? NurseJackie Apr 2021 #9
+++ JohnSJ Apr 2021 #10


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9. Why should there be a "progressive response" to an ALREADY progressive POTUS?
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 09:28 AM
Apr 2021

This makes no sense. It serves no good purpose. It sends the wrong message.

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