We're getting ready to take back our Senate majority right now. Pitch in $10 or more today if you're with us:
Last Tuesday, Mike Pence and Senate Republicans ignored the overwhelming will of the public and made Betsy DeVos our education secretary.
Let's get one thing clear, Anne: we made our voices heard. We shattered records for calling the Senate, averaging 1.5 million calls a day last week. We kept Republican senators' phone lines so jammed that one Utahn resorted to sending Sen. Orrin Hatch a pizza to ensure her note asking him to oppose Betsy DeVos would get through.
But Senate Republicans chose to cower to Trump's will (and the hundreds of thousands of dollars the DeVos family has given to elect them probably didn't hurt either) instead of putting our children first.
And we're starting to see a pattern here, Anne. Spineless Congressional Republicans have supported Trump's shameful and poorly-planned executive orders and disastrously unqualified Cabinet picks. We saw them vote in lockstep to confirm Jeff Sessions -- who was considered by the Senate to be too racist to be a federal judge in 1986 -- as Attorney General and Tom Price -- one of the fiercest opponents of the Affordable Care Act -- as Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Because of the GOP's cowardice, our system of checks and balances is compromised -- and in order to fix it, we need to help Democrats win back control of Congress.
If you're ready to put a stop to Trump's Republican Party, pitch in $10 or whatever you can right now so we can start building the tools and infrastructure that it will take to elect Democrats in 2018.
Deputy Communications Director
Democratic National Committee