POTUS Who Tweets
Dear Friends & Neighbors,
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- Q: What are we going to do about making college more affordable? A: Expanded pell grants, capped loan repayments at 10% income, but now want to also make 2 yrs community college free.
- Q: federal funding was all but denied by Bobby Jindal for Medicaid and more, how can we fix that going forward? A: new LA Gov Edwards just expanded medicaid: gets 1000s coverage & helps the state budget. more states need to follow.
- Q: What is being done to combat climate change currently and what options can we see in the future? A: new power plant rule reduces biggest source of CO2;now we need to invest in clean energy tech, energy efficiency.
- Q: kobe, mj, or lebron. A: love em all, but as a bulls fan got to go with mj. in baton rouge, just met lsu freshman ben simmons- will be great
- Q: I love the ACA I still don’t understand why costs in health care keep rising. I have friends who go to Mex for things. Rx etc. A: health care inflation lowest in decades since ACA passed; problem is more costs passed to workers thru copays, etc.
- Q: how do you plan on helping end islamaphobia that us become so huge in our country, and how can we help? A: overwhelming majority of americans understand of diversity and religious pluralism is one of our greatest strengths…..so we all need to speak out against bias and stereotypes, to protect the freedom of others, and our own as well.
- Q: What will you be doing toward campaign finance reform in your last year as president? A: despite court cases like citizens united ill work with orgs/states across US to find new ways 2 reduce $ in politics
- Q: What is your greatest memory while being president? A: the night aca passed; standing on truman balcony with all staff who made it happen, knowing we’d helped millions.
- Q: Mr. President, I sincerely want to learn about the gun debate (& be more a discussion). What do you recommend as a resource(s)? A: great-we need well meaning folks from aall stripes to get info on how we can respect 2A and reduce gun violence….Alright everyone, this was a lot of fun. Thanks for the great conversation. i’ll be back soon!
The above italics are statements directly taken from original tweets, therefore observe much limitation by Twitter format. OK, that’s a wrap!
Windermerians and Floridians, you still have your chance to tweet this POTUS for the remaining of 2016! So, tweet away!
Gathered, written, and posted by Windermere Sun-Susan Sun Nunamaker