Trump is an Existential Threat to America


Every day he is in office, President Donald Trump confirms our worst fears about him. Every time he commits another injustice, crime, or act against democracy, he inches us closer and closer to the point of no return for America—to doomsday for our country. We must defeat Donald Trump and elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris this November.

As the Trump Doomsday Clock shows, we are on the verge of midnight. But there are critical actions we can take right now to turn back the clock. By joining us and donating to help Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win, we can turn away this impending darkness, save America, and our democracy.

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January 20, 2017

Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

January 20, 2017

Trumps signs an executive order to dismantle Affordable Care Act.

January 25, 2017

Donald Trump orders the ramping up of deportations and construction of his border wall.

January 27, 2017

Trump signs the first Muslim Travel Ban.

January 30, 2017

Trump fires the acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, for refusing to defend his travel ban.

February 16, 2017

Donald Trump makes it easier for coal mining companies to dump waste into our waterways.

February 17, 2017

Trump calls the free press "the enemy of the people."

April 5, 2017

Trump's EPA proposes budget cuts to programs that protect children from lead paint.

April 23, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says DREAMERs are subject to deportation.

April 28, 2017

EPA removes all mentions of climate change from its website.

April 30, 2017

Trump invites murderous dictator Rodrigo Duterte to White House.

May 8, 2017

EPA fires half of the scientists on its advisory board.

May 9, 2017

Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.

May 12, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions brings back mandatory minimum sentencing.

May 15, 2017

Trump shares highly classified information with the Russian Ambassador in the Oval Office, putting U.S. allies at risk.

June 27, 2017

Trump's EPA rolls back Waters of the United States rule, weakening drinking water protections.

August 12, 2017

Trump condemns those protesting the white supremacists in Charlottesville, saying there were "very fine people on both sides."

August 14, 2017

EPA begins rolling back emissions standards for autos and light trucks.

August 27, 2017

Trump pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

September 5, 2017

Trump orders the end of DACA.

October 6, 2017

Trump repeals the employer mandate to provide medical coverage for birth control.

October 12, 2017

Trump deliberately destabilizes the Affordable Care Act marketplace by ending government subsidies for low income people.

November 17, 2017

The Keystone Pipeline spills 210,000 gallons of oil.

January 11, 2018

Trump refers to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as "shithole countries"

February 6, 2018

Trump EPA Administrator says climate change could be beneficial for humans.

March 3, 2018

Trump praises Chinese President Xi Jinping for abolishing term limits.

June 15, 2018

Trump's Zero Tolerance policy is revealed to have separated 1,995 migrant children from their families at the border.

July 15, 2018

Trump says he trusts Vladimir Putin over American intelligence officials.

September 28, 2018

Federal immigration authorities detain 13,000 migrant children in a tent city in West Texas.

October 6, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh confirmed despite being accused of sexual assault by multiple women.

December 7, 2018

Seven-year-old girl dies while in Border Patrol custody.

December 22, 2018

Trump shuts down the government for the longest period in U.S. history over funding for his border wall.

January 13, 2019

Trump conceals the details of face-to-face meetings with Vladimir Putin.

February 22, 2019

Trump blocks Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funding as long as it provides abortion care.

May 2, 2019

Trump rolls back offshore drilling regulations that had been put in place in response to the Deepwater Horizon incident.

May 20, 2019

Sixteen-year-old boy from Guatemala dies in Border Patrol custody.

June 19, 2019

Trump Administration announces cutbacks to Obama-era coal power plant emissions standards.

July 14, 2019

Donald Trump attacks four women of color serving in Congress, telling them to go back where they came from.

November 4, 2019

The United States officially withdraws from Paris Climate Agreement.

December 18, 2019

Donald Trump becomes the third President of the United States to be impeached.

December 21, 2019

Trump cuts SNAP benefits for 700,000 Americans.

January 29, 2020

Trump is warned about the potential devastating impacts of the novel coronavirus.

February 24, 2020

Trump says the coronavirus is under control.

March 18, 2020

World Health Organization admonishes President Trump for calling the novel coronavirus a "Chinese virus."

March 24, 2020

Trump undermines public health efforts and pushes to recklessly re-open the economy before getting COVID-19 under control.

March 29, 2020

Trump says limiting COVID deaths to 100,000 to 200,000 people would mean he had done a "very good job."

April 23, 2020

Trump floats the possibility of injecting disinfectant as a way to cure COVID-19.

May 14, 2020

Trump's administration repeals a rule regulating a chemical known to cause fetal brain damage, saying the rule was not in the "public interest.”

May 29, 2020

Trump calls those protesting the murder of George Floyd "thugs" and threatens that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

June 1, 2020

Trump tear gasses peaceful protestors to clear his path to a church for a photo opp.

June 21, 2020

Despite public health warnings, Trump holds an in-person rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma and one of his most high profile attendees dies of COVID just weeks later.

June 21, 2020

Trump says he instructed his team to slow down coronavirus testing.

June 26, 2020

The Trump Administration asks the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act in the middle of a global pandemic.

July 10, 2020

Donald Trump commutes the sentence of Roger Stone.

July 17, 2020

Federal officers use violent, authoritarian tactics against demonstrators in Portland, Oregon.

July 29, 2020

Trump refuses to take action after learning Russia had placed bounties on the heads of U.S. soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.

August 13, 2020

Trump intentionally undermines the U.S. Post Office in order to sabotage mail-in voting in an attempt to win the 2020 election.

August 27, 2020

Trump violates Hatch Act and holds Republican National Convention at the White House.

53 Seconds to Midnight

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On the Issues


Donald Trump has violated every principle of American democracy that he can, from working with the Russians to win his first election, to attacking the free press, tear-gassing peaceful protestors, cozying up to dictators, abusing his pardoning power, and even firing the FBI Director for investigating him.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will restore democracy, decency, and trust in our government. President Biden will help America build back better than ever.

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Trump LiesWashinton Post

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Environmental Justice

One of Donald Trump’s first actions when he took office was to announce that he would dismantle 100 Obama Administration environmental protections. This was just the tip of the iceberg of the horrific environmental destruction he would wrought in the years to come.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will undo Trump’s damage. President Biden will reengage the nations of the world in a global effort to save our planet from the ravages of climate change while we still can.

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Environmental RollbacksNew York Times

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Racial Equity

Donald Trump has vilified immigrants, banned Muslim travelers, and applauded racist mobs in Charlottesville. He has resurrected racist rhetoric and stoked the darkest impulses in American society. Donald Trump is a racist and a threat to the very fabric of our nation.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will bring Americans of all colors, backgrounds, and creeds together to heal and root out systemic racism from our laws, our institutions, and our hearts.

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Black People Killed by Police During Trump's PresidencyMapping Police Violence

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Public Health

Trump’s response to COVID-19 has been a horrific failure. As thousands die each week, he rages on Twitter at everyone from cable news hosts to tire companies. Meanwhile, he’s trying to repeal the ACA, putting 20 million Americans’ health care at risk.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will mount an effective crisis response and elevate the voices of scientists, public health experts, and first responders. The health of all Americans depends on a Biden victory.

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COVID-19 Deaths as of 9/24/20Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

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