Abrams: Trump Needs to Tell Truth, Respect ‘Diversity That Defines America’

Stacy Abrams

In the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, Stacey Abrams said Tuesday that while she is “very disappointed” by the president’s approach to the country’s problems, she is not wishing for him to fail.

“But we need him to tell the truth, and to respect his duties and respect the extraordinary diversity that defines America,” she said.

Abrams, who narrowly lost the November election for governor of the southern state of Georgia, called for a “renewed commitment to social and economic justice” as the way to strengthen the country.

“Because America wins by fighting for our shared values against all enemies, foreign and domestic,” she said. (read more)

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