Governor Whitman tells Amanpour why climate change will still be an election issue in November.
Christie Whitman June 23, 2020 To my fellow Republicans, Yes, I still call myself a Republican, but not as defined by the president or the Republican leadership in Congress. No, I come from the party of Eisenhower, when we were proud to trace our heritage to Abraham Lincoln. A party with principles for which we fought, quaint things like respect for every individual and for the rule of law. A party that believed in an engaged foreign policy, security at home, and respect for our shared environment. A party that believed in the greater good. [...]
Governor Whitman speaks on the role of governors amid recent protests and unrest throughout the U.S., and increased pressure from the Trump administration to act.
Rather than calming the nation, Governor Whitman writes, President Trump is rubbing ‘rhetorical salt in our country’s open wound of racism.’