Phone Scripts 5.7-5.9.2018: Protect Mueller Investigation/Scott Pruitt Must Go!!

Have you called already? It’s time to call again! Each time our representatives hear from you - each time you voice your concerns - you give them more power to speak boldly.

Urge them to protect the Mueller investigation. Demand that our Senators oppose the nominations of Gina Haspel (to guide the CIA) and Wendy Vitter (for a lifetime appointment as judge). And tell them to vote NO on the Farm Bill.

Your voice matters! Call today!

ALL Members of Congress (MoCs)
SENATOR DIANE FEINSTEIN
DC phone: (202) 224-3841
SF phone:  (415) 393-0707

SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS
DC phone: (202) 224-3553
SF phone: (415) 981-9369

REPRESENTATIVE JARED HUFFMAN
DC phone: (202) 225-5161
Petaluma phone:  (707) 981-8967

REPRESENTATIVE MIKE THOMPSON
DC phone: (202) 225-3311
Santa Rosa phone: (707) 542-7182

Protect the Mueller Investigation

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [the MoC] to speak up publicly this week in support of the Mueller investigation.

Republicans and their autocrat are doing everything they can to discredit and stain the investigation into Trump’s misdeeds. While their arguments are full of lies, the sheer volume of them may be affecting public perception. They must be countered with a stiff defense of the investigation and of the rule of law. The public must be seeing and hearing the truth.

Will [the MoC] make a public appearance and statement this week in support of the Mueller investigation?

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Scott Pruitt Must Go!!

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [the MoC] to demand the impeachment of Scott Pruitt, the head of the EPA, an ethical nightmare who is unfit to serve.

Pruitt has been mired in scandal for months, yet every week there are more appalling discoveries. This past week it was that Pruitt developed a list of places he wanted to visit, then asked lobbyists and friends to find reasons for him to travel there. He is selling our health and safety to polluters for his personal benefit. It is past time for him to go. If Republicans won’t help impeach him, at least get them on record defending the indefensible. Then use it to drive them out of office.

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No Freezing of Fuel Efficiency Standards!

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [the MoC] to demand that Scott Pruitt’s EPA keep the long-term fuel economy standards developed by the Obama administration for 2022-2025.

Pruitt, the most corrupt in a cabinet full of self-dealers, has announced that the EPA will abandon the new fuel efficiency standards and, in addition, will revoke the Clean Air Act waiver that lets California set its own standards. This is insane. Global warming is threatening all life on our planet. Freezing the CAFE standards at 2020 limits will dramatically increase carbon emissions. In addition, abandoning the new limits would cost Americans from $193 to $236 billion cumulatively between now and 2035. And it would harm the health of millions.

Will [the MoC] defend the Obama administration fuel efficiency standards?

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NO on the Farm Bill!

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [the MoC] to oppose the Republican Farm Bill, currently making its way through the House. It’s a disaster.

The Farm Bill would not only impose work requirements on SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps), creating a bureaucratic nightmare and forcing hungry people to lose coverage. It would also loosen restrictions on pesticides, a health nightmare, even making it illegal for local governments to pass their own laws regarding pesticide use. And it would place endangered species in peril. Like everything the Republicans are now doing, this is a give-away to industry players at the expense of American lives and our environment. It must be stopped.

Will the [MoC] vehemently oppose the Farm Bill?

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BOTH Senators
SENATOR DIANE FEINSTEIN

DC phone: (202) 224-3841
SF phone:  (415) 393-0707

SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS
DC phone: (202) 224-3553
SF phone: (415) 981-9369

NO on Gina Haspel

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask the Senator to vote NO on the nomination of Gina Haspel as Director of the CIA.

By all means, use her hearing to make more information available about the use of torture during the Bush administration. But then, please reject Gina Haspel’s nomination. She sent cables authorizing torture. She oversaw a black site that conducted torture. She destroyed the evidence of torture. These are all war crimes. “I was just doing my job” can never be an excuse for committing them. Not in the United States. Not now. Not ever.

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NO on Wendy Vitter

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask the Senator to vote NO on the nomination of Wendy Vitter to the Federal Bench.

Vitter made headlines when she refused to answer whether or not she agreed with the ruling in Brown v Board of Education. Let’s be clear:  the last thing we need is a segregationist judge on the bench anywhere. As if this weren’t enough, she’s clearly against a woman’s right to choose. Please, vote NO.

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