I can’t believe I have to say this, but please don’t drink bleach.

Trump’s Tantrum Diplomacy is eroding U.S. credibility on the international stage. Withdrawing from during a global pandemic is a recipe for disaster and increases the cost of the American response. We must instead rally the world to confront COVID-19.

If we are complacent, if we are silent, we are complicit in perpetuating these cycles of violence. None of us can turn away. We all have an obligation to speak out.

You can't defeat bigotry; it only hides. And when leaders give it oxygen — as Donald Trump has done — it comes roaring back. We all have a moral obligation to stand up, speak out, and hold people accountable.

Today, in lifting our ambitions and our imaginations to the heavens, the United States has once more reshaped the future of space travel.

Every day that Donald Trump spends in the White House, he further debases the values and ideals of our nation. He is wholly unfit to be president.

This is no time for incendiary tweets. This is no time to encourage violence. This is a national crisis — and we need real leadership right now.

We are a country with an open wound. None of us can turn away. None of us can be silent. None of us any longer can hear those words — “I can’t breathe” — and do nothing. We must commit, as a nation, to pursue justice with every ounce of our being.

It’s time for us to take a hard look at uncomfortable truths. It’s time for us to face the deep, open wound we have in this nation. We need justice for George Floyd.

I will be speaking more about the events in Minnesota later today.

I will not lift the President’s tweet. I will not give him that amplification. But he is calling for violence against American citizens during a moment of pain for so many. I’m furious, and you should be too.

This is not abstract: a black reporter was arrested while doing his job this morning, while the white police officer who killed George Floyd remains free. I am glad swift action was taken, but this, to me, says everything.

We can’t allow this crisis to exacerbate the disparities that plague our nation.

We’re months into this crisis, and Donald Trump still doesn't have an effective national testing strategy. I do:

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things. That's the story of America — and we’re seeing it written every single day. It gives me hope.

100,000+ lives lost across the country. 1,700,000+ confirmed U.S. cases. 40,000,000+ unemployment claims filed. Donald Trump has failed our nation.

Today, we learned that another 2.1 million people filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total number of new claims since this crisis began to more than 40 million. It's just the latest evidence of Donald Trump’s utter failure of leadership.

Thirty years ago, I proudly cosponsored the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act. It was an enormous step forward, but there's more work to do. So today, I’m releasing my plan to achieve full participation and equality for people with disabilities:

The hard truth is that this crisis didn’t have to be this bad.

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