“A President’s most solemn duty is to make a decision as to whether to send young Americans into harm’s way. President Trump owes service members—and the American people—clear stated goals, and a strategy to achieve them, before deploying additional service members to Afghanistan. Unfortunately, the President failed to offer a strategy with a clear objective, timeline and defined end goal.
“I am saddened to learn of Congressman Ehlers’ passing. Vern was a passionate public servant that loved his constituents, our state and the Great Lakes. While we did not serve together in Congress, his reputation preceded him. Vern was a leader who valued country over party and always strived for bipartisan consensus.
“I welcome the release of this report that was long delayed by the Trump Administration. Asian carp pose a real and immediate threat to our Great Lakes and they must be taken seriously. Billions of dollars in economic activity depend on protecting the Great Lakes from invasive species like Asian carp.
“The Michigan auto industry is strong and competitive today because of the UAW's commitment to its members in Detroit, Flint and communities across the country. Governor Bryant’s fictional depiction of Detroit is inaccurate and highly irresponsible this close to the union election. It is important that workers have a voice in advocating for safe working conditions, fair wages and benefits.