Weekly Action Recommendations Week of February 26, 2017

Week of February 26, 2017

This is only a partial list of actions which might be taken this week to defend ethical government.  For more ideas, you might visit https://5calls.org or https://roganslist.blogspot.com/.

  • Investigate Trump’s ties to Russia. On Tuesday 2-28th, the House Judiciary Committee will vote on Nadler’s Resolution of Inquiry (HR 111). If your representative is on this list, call him/her today to urge them to reveal the findings of the Trump/Russia investigation to Congress.  Click here for more information and a call script.
  • In addition, if your senator is on the list that follows, s/he is on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Urge him or her to obtain President Trump’s taxes as part of an investigation into ties with Russia. Republicans: Idaho (Risch), Florida (Rubio), Maine (Collins), Missouri (Blunt), Oklahoma (Lankford), Arkansas (Cotton), Texas (Cornyn).  Democrats:  California (Feinstein, Harris), Oregon (Wyden), New Mexico (Heinrich), Maine (King), West Virginia (Manchin)
  • A free press is the hallmark of democracy. Tell Press Secretary Sean Spicer that if you disapprove of the block of several long-respected news sources from a White House press gaggle.  Write him c/o the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500
  • Support the Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act. Ask your Congressmen and Congresswomen to support [S 65 if Senator or HR 371 if House Rep], The Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017.  Click here for more information and a call script.
  • Protect immigrants. Ask your governor to take measures to protect immigrant communities in your state. Suggestions for Utah are given here and could be adapted for your own state.
  • Learn more about the Constitution. On this interactive app, scholars of different perspectives address each provision of the Constitution, discussing what they agree upon, and what they disagree about.
  • Ask Amazon to stop advertising on Breitbart. Write Amazon’s board of directors telling them to stop. Names and addresses here.