Tag Archives: Joe Kennedy

LIVE VIDEO: Rep. Joe Kennedy Delivers SOTU Response

CNN reports: In his response to the State of the Union address, Rep. Joe Kennedy is set to indirectly refer to President Donald Trump as a “bully,” according to excerpts provided ahead of his speech. “Bullies may land a punch. They might leave a mark,” the Massachusetts Democrat will say, according to excerpts released by his office. “But they have ...

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Dem Rep To Host Trans Soldier At Trump’s SOTU

Boston’s ABC affiliate reports: A Massachusetts native and soldier will be among those closely watching President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday. Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King, who is transgender, has been deployed to Afghanistan three times. Last year, the president announced plans to keep transgender individuals out of the military. “I thought to myself, ‘What am I ...

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Maxine Waters To Deliver SOTU Response For BET

Buzzfeed News reports: One of President Donald Trump’s fiercest critics on Capitol Hill will address the country just after next Tuesday’s State of the Union. Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat, will speak at the top of a BET News special after Trump delivers the State of the Union, a BET spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. The program, “Angela Rye’s State ...

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DO NO HARM: House Dems Again Seek To “Correct” RFRA Law With Amendment Banning Discrimination

Via press release: With the support of leaders from the civil rights, social justice and faith communities, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) and Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, today reintroduced legislation to amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The Do No Harm Act would clarify that no one can seek religious exemption ...

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DO NO HARM: House Democrats Seek To “Correct” Federal RFRA Law With Amendment Banning Discrimination On Religious Grounds

Via press release: Joined by leaders from the civil rights, social justice and faith communities, Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) today introduced legislation to amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The Do No Harm Act would clarify that no one can seek religious exemption ...

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