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Ayanna Pressley: ‘You Can’t Be Anti-Racist’ If You’re Against Canceling Student Loan Debt

Far-left “Squad” member Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) on Monday suggested it is not possible for an individual to be “anti-racist” if they are against canceling student loan debt. Pressley, who has continued to advocate for eliminating the bulk of student loan debt, tied support for the policy to being “anti-racist.” “You can’t be anti-racist if…

Democrats Cory Booker, Ayanna Pressley Reintroduce ‘Baby Bonds’ Bill

Congressional Democrats on Thursday once again introduced a bill to establish $1,000 “baby bonds” for newborn Americans. “Under the bill, which is being led by Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), anyone born after Dec. 31, 2021, have a government-run ‘American Opportunity Account’ with $1,000 set up for them when they’re born,”…

Leftist Frustration Mounts over Biden Pitch for $1,400 Checks: People Deserve ‘$2,000 Recurring Monthly...

Far-left members of the “Squad” are publicly shaming one aspect of President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion spending plan, which would provide Americans with $1,400 stimulus checks, calling for Congress to provide Americans with $2,000 checks and possibly have them “recurring.” Biden on Thursday unveiled his $1.9 trillion spending plan, which is aimed to assist Americans, small…

Ayanna Pressley: Canceling Student Debt Will Ensure ‘Equitable’ Economic Recovery

During an interview with MSNBC, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) pushed for the cancellation of student debt to help “ensure” an “equitable” economic recovery from the effects of the shutdowns amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pressley told MSNBC’s “American Voices” that she will push the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration to cancel student debt via executive order on day…

Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley To Boycott Trump’s State Of The Union Address

February 04, 2020 4:55 PM ET Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley said Tuesday they will be skipping President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley both sent out tweets saying they will not be attending Trump’s address to Congress for a number of reasons. Ocasio-Cortez…

‘Squad’ Member Ayanna Pressley Backs Elizabeth Warren for President

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) on Wednesday endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) campaign for president, splitting with her fellow far-left “Squad” members, who are supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). “I’m proud to call her my senator. I can’t wait to call her our president,” Pressley said of Warren in a video shared to Twitter. “You’ve all heard…

Ayanna Pressley: ‘Abuses of ICE’ Resemble ‘Auction Block During Slavery’

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) detention of migrants resembles “the auction block during slavery,” said Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), in an interview last Thursday on Pod Save America with Jon Lovett, a former speechwriter for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Pressley described border security measures as motivated by “cruelty,” echoing characterizations used by Democrat presidential…

Polls: Voters Believe Pelosi More Reflective of Dems than ‘Squad’

Though President Donald Trump is trying to make the “Squad” the face of the Democrats, voters believe that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is more reflective of the party than Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Ilhan Omar (D-MI). A Morning Consult poll this week found that 40% of registered…

Jemele Hill on ‘Squad’: ‘I Fear for Their Physical Safety’

Atlantic writer Jemele Hill this week said she fears for the safety of the left-wing “Squad” and ripped President Donald Trump’s “go back” remarks as being “beneath the dignity of any president” or “anybody in a leadership position.” “I fear for their physical safety,” Hill told host Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s Hardball. “And I speak…

Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Bill Banning Federal Death Penalty

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) is set to introduce a bill banning the federal death penalty in response to the Justice Department’s announcement regarding the policy. “The death penalty has no place in a just society,” Pressley wrote in a tweet Thursday with an attached picture of the bill. The bill states: Notwithstanding any other provision…

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