As President Trump visits Arizona today, tough questions ought to surface for Senate candidate Martha McSally who has stood steadfastly with the President throughout the Covid-19 fiasco emanating from the White House. Specifically, she should be called upon to defend why she has allowed the President to divert $18 billion or more away from the… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here   Earlier today, experts and activists gathered on a call to discuss pushing the administration to permanently halt the construction of the border wall and shift the funding to save lives during the COVID-19 outbreak. The recent funding for a firm linked to the administration to build… Continue »

The national effort against COVID-19 should be our singular focus during these trying times. Yet President Trump’s border wall obsession continues, taking away resources and personnel that are critical to containing this epidemic.  As a must-read op-ed in The Hill from Gail Emrick, executive director of the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center, reminds us: … Continue »

Saturday, February 15 marks one year since President Trump manufactured “a national emergency” regarding the southern border. Coming on the heels of Trump’s unpopular government shutdown over border wall funding, the President used a legal provision related to the conduct of war to declare a national emergency, using it as the pretext for raiding billions… Continue »

In response to reports that President Trump will raid an additional $3.8 billion from the Pentagon to fund border wall construction, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Just in time to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of his fake national emergency declaration, a lawless President Trump is raiding billions… Continue »

For the Second Time This Week, Trump Administration Tees Up Another Raid of Military Funds for Border Wall Obsession Yesterday, the Trump administration’s DHS sent a request to the Pentagon to build approximately 270 miles of border barriers under existing counter-drug authority. But due to the relatively small amount of anti-drug funding in the Pentagon’s… Continue »

Trump’s new plan to raid an additional $7.2 billion in taxpayer money allotted to the military and narcotics interdiction in order to fund his border wall obsession sets up another moment of truth for Republicans, as Congress is planning on more votes attempting to hold Trump accountable on the subject. Last fall, after Trump raided… Continue »

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Trump’s border wall obsession ahead of his 2020 re-election and related plans to again raid military budgets is another disturbing reminder about his misplaced priorities and ugly campaign themes planned for his re-election. Below are five of the biggest losers from the latest announced plans: Loser: The U.S. military and military families: Fresh off Trump’s… Continue »

The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the Senate vote yesterday attempting to override President Trump’s veto of a resolution to stop his emergency declaration used to raid military funding in order to build a few miles of the border wall. The 53-36 vote in favor of… Continue »

America’s Voice Urges Senators Ernst, Perdue, McConnell, Tillis, Cornyn and others to Stand Up for Constitution and Constituents on #FakeTrumpEmergency The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Today, the Senate will have a vote on whether or not to override Trump’s veto of the bipartisan bill to stop the… Continue »