All Articles on Ayanna Pressley

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Marine One for departure from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC., on Friday, July 19, 2019. (Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
Trump, Go Back Where You Came From
Don't let this presidential pickpocket use cruel verbal assaults to distract you from the truth
Read more
US Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) speaks as, Ilhan Abdullahi Omar (D-MN)(L), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (2R), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hold a press conference, to address remarks made by US President Donald Trump earlier in the day, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on July 15, 2019. - President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen, saying if they're not happy in the United States "they can leave." (Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP) Views
‘The Squad’ Keeps the Focus on Bold, Inequality-Busting Policies
Reps. Omar, Tlaib, Pressley, and Ocasio-Cortez fight hard for their constituents in the face of racist attacks
Read more
Why I'm Glad About Trump's Latest Twitter Tirade
The clarity of his racism is a useful tool to measure where America stands
Read more
We are impressed with the strength and resilience of the women of "the Squad." (Photo: National Nurses United) Views
Nurses Stand in Solidarity With Congressional Women of Color
We are proud of Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib and Pressley for their outspoken advocacy. We could not be more appreciative of their activism and voice on behalf of all of us.
Read more
The "Squad": Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Washington vs. The Squad
Trump’s not the only one terrified of these four congresswomen—leading Democrats apparently are, too.
Read more
Reps. Rashida Tlaib, left, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their "broken" countries, during a news conference. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP) Views
I Know What It’s Like to Be Told to ‘Go Back’ to My Own Country
This president and his enablers are not the exception in our long, shameful history of systemic racism—they simply have no interest in hiding theirs behind platitudes
Read more
The parents of these women were blue collar or service workers, and that is the real point. That’s 85% of the country. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Views
Top 4 Ways the Squad of Young Congresswomen Represent More Americans Than Trump
Trump’s constituency is disproportionately old white people, who are no longer a majority in the US
Read more
White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway talks to reporters outside of the West Wing July 16, 2019. News
Kellyanne Conway Questions Reporter's Ethnicity While Defending President's Latest Racist Remarks
"So McCarthyism, now against people whose ancestors aren't from Europe."
Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during his 'Made In America' product showcase at the White House July 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump talked with American business owners during the 3rd annual showcase, one day after tweeting that four Democratic congresswomen of color should “go back” to their own countries. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Trump's Latest Tweets Are Not Just Racist, But Part of a Broader Reactionary Attack on the Left
Trump hates immigrants and he hates people of color. But it doesn't stop there. He hates worker rights. He hates journalists, and scientists, and educators. He hates democracy.
Read more
Sen. Lindsey Graham, during an appearance on "Fox and Friends," attacked a quartet of popular progressive Democrats. News
AOC Slams Lindsey Graham for Comments Akin to '1950s McCarthyism' as Battle Between Progressive Dems and White House Continues
"This man has lost his damn mind and revealed his soul," said one commentator of Graham
Read more