To: The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate

Stop Steve Bannon

Members of Congress must stop Donald Trump's appointment of Steve Bannon as a White House chief strategist and senior counsel. There is no place for a white supremacist, anti-Semitic misogynist in the White House.

Why is this important?

Once again, Donald Trump has made it clear that his administration will embrace policies that pose serious threats to millions of Americans. We need to help make sure Congress holds the line.

Trump's appointment of Bannon has been heralded by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, as well as the chairman of the American Nazi Party and other ultra right-wing pundits who believe Bannon will be able to fulfill Trump's most bigoted campaign promises.

Trump has said recently that he would attempt to be a president for all Americans. Yet by choosing Bannon as a top advisor in one of his first big post-election moves, Trump continues to demonstrate that he's far more interested in peddling a dangerous and divisive agenda than in working toward real solutions to our country's challenges.

We need to build the collective force necessary to put members of Congress on notice that we expect them to vehemently oppose Bannon's appointment, using all the tools at their disposal, including holds on all further Trump appointments.

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Reasons for signing

  • Steve Bannon has no place in our White House. It is clear his relationship to white supremacy and is a disgrace to the American Citizens.
  • We have hate speech laws what he touts is hate it doesn't keep me safe nor my children safe. I am disappointed that Munk Centre is knowingly engaging in promoting hate. This is not the right thing is serves nothing good. Do not suggest this is about free speech that is false.
  • Please do not give Bannon the podium to preach his hate rhetoric. If Hitler was alive would you give him that opportunity? Would you give Bower that opportunity? NO. You are giving them a voice and place in our country. This hate is not healthy for anyone. Stop supporting these kinds of people by giving them a platform to speak hate.

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