This isn’t the first time President Trump has attacked foreign aid. But it’s up to Republicans and Democrats to stand up to this misguided decision once again. Investing in foreign aid doesn’t just advance American interests, it makes the entire world safer. I will fight back against these attacks, and I hope my colleagues from across the aisle will join me.
We need an all-hands-on-deck approach to address the opioid crisis, part of that means tracking where massive opioid shipments are going and coming from. Right now, Amazon can track your package minute by minute, but the DEA can’t track opioid shipments that are ravaging our communities. That doesn’t make sense - so I’m working to pass my bipartisan bill that would help law enforcement track opioid shipments and stop bad actors.
Today, the Social Security Act celebrates its 84th anniversary. For generations, Americans have been able to work hard knowing that they could retire with dignity, and it should stay that way. We should be working together to strengthen Social Security, not cut it.