LAST CALL: Investigate Trump’s Pledge to Save ZTE

As you may know, President Trump recently took steps to save ZTE, one of China’s biggest telecommunications companies, from the brink of collapse, although ZTE was found to have conspired to sell American technology to hostile regimes in Iran and North Korea. 
The Commerce Department banned American firms from selling parts or providing services to ZTE but the President Trump inexplicably pledged to ease these restrictions.  On May 22, 2018, The Washington Post reported that
President Trump’s advisers have outlined an agreement with leaders in Beijing on lifting the ban on ZTE.

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Protect Kids from Unsecured Firearms

Following the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School last Friday, which claimed the lives of ten students and educators,
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick remarked, “every parent out there needs to understand, every gun owner…
you must control your guns at home and be sure they are locked up and kept away from others
getting your guns.” On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the New York Times published an

article on safe gun storage.

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Ask for an Ethics Investigation on Trump’s Pledge to Save ZTE

As you may know, President Trump recently took steps to save ZTE, one of China’s biggest telecommunications companies, from the brink of collapse, although ZTE was found to have conspired to sell American technology to hostile regimes in Iran and North Korea. 
The Commerce Department banned American firms from selling parts or providing services to ZTE but the President Trump inexplicably pledged to ease these restrictions.  On May 22, 2018,
The Washington Post
reported that President Trump’s advisers have outlined an agreement with leaders in Beijing on lifting the ban on ZTE.

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DEADLINE TODAY: Oppose the Erasure of LGBT People from Federal Surveys

Over the course of the last 16 months, federal surveys and other data collections have slowly stopped asking about sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SOGI). This includes data collection about teen crime victims, homeless youth, and older Americans.
These questions ask respondents to voluntarily disclose their SOGI to help inform policy making. Rolling back these data collections weakens the limited data the federal government currently collects and ultimately makes it harder to effectively address the
needs of LGBT people.

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