The fossil fuel industry is now the equivalent of the tobacco industry. It creates death and destruction, and then spends billions denying its responsibility.
We must transform our energy system away from fossil fuels and into energy efficiency and sustainable energy.
My father traveled across an ocean to come to this country from Poland at the age of 17, without a nickel in his pocket, to escape poverty and persecution. That took unbelievable courage, and he became the proudest American you ever saw. #fathersday
When we talk about oligarchy, it is not just that the very rich are getting much richer. It is that tens of millions of working-class people are suffering under incredible economic hardship and desperately trying to survive. It is time for a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights to guarantee dignity and security for all of our people.
When Trump screams socialism, all of his hypocrisy will not be lost on the American people. Americans will know that he is attacking all that we take for granted: from Social Security to Medicare to veterans health care to roads and bridges to public schools to national parks to clean water and clean air.