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Schakowsky tells Evanston crowd: Welcome to the Resistance!




CHICAGO – "Welcome to the Resistance!" Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) told a group meeting in Evanston Wednesday night, according to the Daily Northwestern

“Welcome to the resistance,” Schakowsky said during the meeting, eliciting cheers and thunderous applause from the crowd. “People are ready for the fight. I think what most people are wanting now is marching orders. ‘What do I do to participate?’”

The Daily Northwestern report mentions that Schakowsky is one of several Democrat Congress members boycotting the Trump inauguration Friday. It does not mention the "resistance" Schakowsky's husband was recently videotaped instigating against Trump and his supporters – an effort for which he and his associates took credit in this undercover video collaboration produced by Project Veritas. After this video began circulating last October, Creamer "stepped back" as head of Democracy Partners.

Schakowsky's website lists the following actions she's calling for Trump haters to initiate:

Want to turn your anger into action?  Check out the below for direct actions that YOU can take to fight back right now.  Stay up to date on upcoming issues and actions by signing up for Jan Schakowsky’s email newsletter and by following www.facebook.com/schakowskyforcongress!

1.      Sign this Petition to Protect the ACA and Ask 10 Friends/Family/Coworkers to sign up, too!

To sign up or get more information, visit https://www.barackobama.com/protect-obamcare/

2.      Attend the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st!

To sign up or get more information, visit https://www.womensmarch.com/

3.      Attend the Women’s March on Chicago on January 21st!

To sign up or get more information, visit http://womens121marchonchicago.org/

4.      Tweet at Governor Rauner about protecting Medicaid!

Sample language” Hey [email protected], stop delaying and do your job! We need a budget that doesn’t hurt our community!”

5.      Email Government Accountability Office about auditing Donald Trump!

Suggested statement: "I'm contacting the GAO in support of an audit of our incoming President Elect's finances, to prohibit conflicts of interest that would prevent him from carrying out the responsibilities of the office without corrupt influence."

Emails: [email protected][email protected], and [email protected]

6.      Tweet at Donald Trump about protecting the ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and Planned Parenthood!

Sample language “[email protected] don't #MakeAmericaSickAgain. Hands off ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and Planned Parenthood!”

7.      Call your State Legislator and tell them to repeal the Illinois Abortion Trigger Law!

Find your State Representative’s contact information here

Find your State Senator’s contact information here

8.      Fight back against Donald Trump’s injustice by volunteering at the Inaugural Service Day for Social Justice in Chicago—help the people he is hurting!

To sign up or for more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/ChiServDay/

Schakowsky and her disgraced husband Bob Creamer sat in a front row seat at Barack Obama's farewell speech in Chicago last week: 

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