Sanders Questions: Back To Bedminster Edition

With this weekend’s taxpayer funded vacation to his golf resort in Bedminster, President Trump surpasses his 75th day of vacation while in office. #MAGA

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions:

1. Will President Trump fire his billionaire Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin for trying to use taxpayer funds for his personal benefit?

2. How exactly does President Trump plan to make his unconstitutional Muslim travel ban both “larger” and “more specific?”

3. Will President Trump apologize for repeating his “both sides” comments about the anti-Semitic white supremacists in Charlottesville in his call with Jewish leaders today?

4. Will you apologize to all the veterans on Tricare and senior citizens on Medicare you offended yesterday by claiming you can’t imagine anything worse than receiving government health care?

5. Has the President or anyone in the White House talked to Paul Manafort about his […]

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Sanders Questions: Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Trump Edition 

Republican Senators Graham, Cassidy, and Heller introduced their health care bill today that would reverse the gains made under the Affordable Care Act by taking health care from millions of people all to start a new system with lower quality care and higher costs. That’s a no-brainer for President Trump, right?

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions:

1. Is the White House still pursuing a plan started by Michael Flynn to build dozens nuclear reactors across the Middle East backed by of his secret lobbying clients?

2. Does President Trump support a bipartisan deal reached by the Senate Finance Committee to extend CHIP for five years?

3. Actual election experts agree voter fraud is a nearly non-existent problem and President Trump’s voter commission head Kris Kobach said yesterday there is a “high possibility” the group won’t even make any […]

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Sanders Questions: Yes, Trump Is A Republican Edition 

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions: 

1. Will President Trump apologize for his patently false remarks that “thousands” of people in New Jersey were celebrating after the attacks on September 11th? 

2. Why did the Trump Organization hire a construction company owned by the Chinese government for work on a Dubai property when President Trump promised his company would not engage in foreign deals while he’s in office? Since we know he hasn’t fully divested from his businesses, did President Trump orchestrate this deal? 

3. Why did the White House hide the fact that President Trump met with the new Russian ambassador on Friday and then also quietly issue a memorandum delegating authority over the Magnitsky Act, an issue of key importance to Vladimir Putin, to Treasury and the State Department? Was this a request from the new […]

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Sanders Questions: 178,752 American Workers Edition

Should we expect some late night pardons this Friday evening or was that just a hurricane special? 

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions:

1. So far under President Trump, 178,751 American workers have been notified of layoffs. What is the President going to do to help them and their families? 

2. What is the President’s reaction to the Georgia police officer who said “we only kill black people?” Does he believe the police officer should be fired? 

3. How is kicking Dreamers out of their country once their current work visas run out treating them with “great heart” as the President promised? 

4. Given the President’s history of lying about his charitable donations will he make receipt for his $1 million pledge to Hurricane Harvey relief public?

5. Is President Trump going to actually meet with Hurricane Harvey victims on his trip tomorrow? 

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Sanders Questions: Back To School Edition

The devastation of Hurricane Harvey continues, but the President seems more focused on pushing a plan to cut taxes for the rich while leaving his press shop to clean up the fact that he failed to even meet with storm victims on his brief trip to Texas. It’s the last day of August and everyone agrees- President Trump is going to have to actually do something in September.

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden says “good luck” and calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions:

1. Why is the President cruelly tormenting Dreamers with his uncertainty surrounding DACA?

2.  Experts agree President Trump’s tax plan announced yesterday would benefit corporations and billionaire CEOs — not regular people. Why did the President abandon his populist campaign rhetoric?

3. Does the White House deny Michael Cohen’s claim that he spoke to President Trump about the Trump Tower Moscow […]

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Sanders Questions: Two Days In A Row, Lucky Us Edition

On-camera press briefings two days in a row? It’s almost like this is a real, functioning White House. Almost. American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions: 

1. Will you confirm Gary Cohn’s promise that tax reform will be done by the end of the year? 

2. What is President Trump going to do to address the fact that the housing market plummeted to an eleven-month low in July? 

3. Isn’t $7,100 a lot to spend on luxury toilets for the Secret Service to accommodate President Trump on his vacations to Bedminster? 

4. After promising to treat Dreamers (young people brought to this country as children) with “great heart,” why is this administration now threatening to end the program that keeps them in this country? Is the White House concerned about taking this step at a time when racial tensions are so high […]

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Sanders Questions: USA! USA! USA! Edition

The Trump White House sure has an odd way of celebrating American Dreams week. First, they announce a plan that can only be described as ripping the American Dream away from those who want to live, work, and build a better life in our great nation. Then, the President is shamed into signing a sanctions bill to punish Russia for attacking our election, despite overwhelming, bipartisan support for the bill, under what looks like extreme duress. Oh, and the President called the People’s House a “dump.” What’s next?

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions: 

1. President Trump defended his dozens of taxpayer funded vacations in the last six months by saying that the White House is a “dump.” Who does he think is actually blocking the door if he wants to just leave?

2. President Trump’s signing statements […]

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Sanders Questions: Complicit Edition

It appears the President is acting as his own lawyer in the Russia investigation and digging himself and his family in deeper by his own stupidity, the White House fell hook line and sinker for a spear-phishing cyber attack, and millions of people are still waiting to see if their insurance premiums will go up because the President is mad he failed to repeal Obamacare. Welcome to Tuesday and General Kelly’s second day as White House Chief of Staff. 

In response to the latest string of White House scandals, American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions:

1. Why did President Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow lie about Trump’s role in dictating his son’s statement about his meeting with Russian operatives in June 2016? Was he instructed to help with the cover-up by the White House? 

2. Why did President Trump personally oversee work […]

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Sanders Questions: Screw The Mooch Edition

“Tired of all the winning, yet? President Trump promised to hire the best people but all we’ve gotten from this White House is a string of failures. Anthony Scaramucci is just the latest casualty. The White House is a disaster from top down and anyone who thinks that John Kelly can right this ship is delusional.” –American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden 

Here are some key questions for White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who will certainly have her hands full this afternoon: 

1. With all of the shakeups at the White House, do you expect you’ll still have a job tomorrow? 

2. What does President Trump have to say to those who will suffer from higher premiums if he follows through with this threat to end Obamacare payments? 

3. What is the Trump administration going to do to other than threaten China on Twitter to address the growing threat of a nuclear […]

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Sanders Questions: Vote-a-Rama Edition

American Bridge Rapid Response Director calls on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to answer the following questions: 

1. Does President Trump support a “skinny repeal” bill even though it would throw 16 million Americans off their insurance and even cause four million Americans to lose insurance through their employer? 

2. Is the Trump administration threatening to retaliate against all Republican Senators for voting ‘no’ on health care proposals by stalling other policy and personnel priorities as reported in Alaska? 

3. Senator Grassley warned last night that the Judiciary Committee will not confirm a new Attorney General. Will you confirm President Trump won’t attempt a recess appointment to replace Jeff Sessions? 

4. Does President Trump agree with Anthony Scaramucci that Reince Preibus is behind leaks to the press? 

5. Yesterday you said it was up to the Pentagon to determine how to implement President Trump’s transgender ban. Today the Pentagon punted back to the […]

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