Trump is ‘corruption in the flesh’, presidential contender Warren says

Cheryl Sanders
September 20, 2019

The rally happened just a few hours before almost 15,000 attended President Donald Trump's rally in New Mexico. That would get me another four percent.

The president nearly literally has been running for re-election since the January 2017 day he took the oath of office.

It was her largest rally yet, according to Elizabeth Warren's campaign estimates.

The Massachusetts senator has momentum on her side.

Elizabeth Warren Delivers Campaign Speech in NYC's Washington Square Park
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In his 90-minute, mostly unscripted remarks, the president boasted of the strength of the USA economy, the Mexican border wall he says is being built and the U.S. military.

Behar added that Democrats have to "counteract Trump's lie" that they want "open borders". "They persisted - and they changed the course of American history".

Despite having spent the past two-and-a-half years in the U.S. capital, the president cast himself as an outsider fighting against "the Washington elite".

The deaths, she said, were the result of greedy garment companies and the corrupt politicians who allowed them to flout their workers' safety in favor of profits.


"There are some great arguments for progressives rallying around a single candidate as soon as possible and others for taking the time to see how the contest develops", stated Yvette Simpson, chief govt of Democracy for America, one other progressive group that endorsed Sanders 4 years in the past.

Elizabeth Warren speaks at the rally held at Washington Square Park.

"That means law firms, consultancies, and even self-described lobbying firms that hire individuals for the express objective of influencing government may be able to avoid these registration requirements - allowing powerful interests to influence policy without any public accountability", Warren states on her presidential campaign website.

She has promised that a 2% tax on assets worth more than $50 million and of 3% on assets worth more than $1 billion would be enough to finance sweeping programs including universal child care, universal pre-K, tuition-free college and student debt cancellation.


Warren's campaign noted that she already proposed a series of anti-corruption measures in Congress past year, but it says the proposal released Monday goes further.

The event was set close to the site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. fire, which killed more than 140 workers in 1911. "The exit doors were locked", she said, "locked by bosses afraid that the workers might steal scraps of cloth". "Together, we're going to create the critical, structural trade we need so as that authorities works for all of us-no longer interesting the effectively off and effectively-linked", she wrote.

Warren's proposed justice reforms also relate to her fifth goal: holding bad actors accountable. Elizabeth Warren delivered a searing speech about the corporate corruption that dominates the nation's political system. The president obliquely warned that he would again start criticising the MA senator for her past claims of having Native American blood.

Trump paused, then continued, "Oh, it's coming back; don't worry about it", eliciting laughter from the crowd. "I am not afraid and you can't be afraid either", said Warren, who wants to enact a wealth tax to pay for her priorities. Before the fire, it was about the power of corruption, but afterward it was about the power of the people forcing change.


Roger Lau, Warren's campaign manager, described to CNN in a June interview how the Warren version of the "selfie" line came to be.

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