LUJÁN STATEMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

January 8, 2019
Press Release

Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján issued the following statement tonight in response to President Trump’s address to the nation:

“Tonight, the President chose to stoke fear instead of restore certainty for the hundreds of thousands of families who do not know when their next paycheck will come. To govern based on the President’s tantrums is a disservice to the American people. We must have a debate about border security and addressing the humanitarian crisis caused by this administration’s reckless immigration policies. But first, I urge the President to work with Congress in a responsible way on one of the several options Democrats have put forward to open the government.”

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