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Daily Action: Get White Nationalists OUT of the White House!


CONTACT: 
Sen. Dianne Feinstein
DC: (202) 224-3841
LA: (310) 914-7300
Sen. Kamala Harris
DC: (202) 224-3553
LA:  (213) 894-5000
Rep. Julia Brownley: 
DC: (202) 225-5811
Thousand Oaks: (805) 379-1779
Rep. Ted Lieu:
DC: (202) 225-3976
LA: (323) 651-1040
Rep. Steve Knight:
DC: (202) 225-1956
Simi Valley: (805) 581-7130

Sample Script:
Hello, my name is __________, and I am a constituent of Senator/Representative ___________'s in _______________, California. I am calling to urge the Senator/Representative to demand the resignations of Steve Bannon, Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller from their positions as counselors to President Trump. Their extremist, white-nationalist ideology has no business in the White House. Particularly after the events in Charlottesville this weekend, it is clear that Trump and his administration have emboldened white supremacists. The American people, in all our diversity, deserve an administration that is free from ties to racism, the KKK, neo-Nazis or the alt-right. Thank you!


BACKGROUND
White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, senior advisor Stephen Miller, and deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka all have histories of promoting racism and amplifying the out-of-the-mainstream views of other extremists. As a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville descended into violence and the murder of Heather Heyer over the weekend, it became obvious that Trump's winking acknowledgment of his alt-right base during the 2016 campaign has left fringe groups feeling empowered by his presidency.

Longtime white-supremacist leader David Duke promoted the Charlottesville rally as a way to "fulfill the promises of Donald Trump" and to "take our country back." Trump's delayed and lackluster remarks about Charlottesville created a void into which numerous members of Congress -- including many Republicans -- brought their own moral authority. Now it's time for members of the House and Senate to demand the resignations of the White House advisors most closely tied to white nationalism and the alt-right, and to make clear that the American government must not endorse, or even accept the support of, white supremacists, Nazis and other extremists.