Women for Biden: Daily Digest, August 20, 2020

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IN THE NEWS

Kamala Harris makes history, Accepts Democratic Nomination for Vice President

The future Vice President didn’t hold back saying, “I know a predator when I see one,” and also paying tribute to her late mother. “She raised us to be proud, strong Black women, and she raised us to know and be proud of our Indian heritage. My mother taught me that service to others gives life purpose and meaning.”
LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kamala-harris-speech-democratic-convention-dnc-2020/  


Obama torches Trump like American democracy depends on it

In the sharpest rebuke of a sitting president by a former president, President Obama gave an emotional speech highlighting Trump’s failures and the Joe Biden he knows saying Biden and Harris, “actually care about every American” and “care deeply about this democracy.”
LINK: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/20/obama-torches-trump-like-american-democracy-depends-on-it-399108 

Trump says QAnon conspiracists ‘love our country’ and refuses to disavow them during White House briefing

Former Senator McCaskill said, “He doesn’t know how to expand past this little calcified bubble of people that think he’s terrific. It is embarrassing for our country.”
LINK:
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/watch-live-trump-holds-white-house-news-conference-4 

Trump urges Goodyear boycott, accuses company of banning MAGA hats

Goodyear clapped back via Twitter saying, “Yesterday, Goodyear became the focus of a conversation that created some misconceptions about our policies and our company.  Goodyear has always wholeheartedly supported both equality and law enforcement and will continue to do so.”
LINK:
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/president-donald-trump-urges-goodyear-boycott-accuses-company/story?id=72469845 

On One Woman’s Big Night at the Democratic Convention, Many Women Celebrated

It was a night filled with the inspiring words of the women who paved the way, are continuing to pave the way, and the hope for what will come. We’ve come a long way, baby and still have further to go.
LINK:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/20/us/politics/democratic-convention-womens-suffrage.html 

Conservative Pundit S.E. Cupp Reveals What Convinced Her To Vote For Joe Biden

“Biden’s goodness, his character, his love for this country and for other people suddenly felt so much more important.”
LINK: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/s-e-cupp-joe-biden-donald-trump_n_5f3e33d2c5b6dd14014a591c 

Green-Energy Shares Rise Along With Joe Biden’s Polling

Investors betting on an election victory for Joe Biden are buying up clean-energy stocks, sending the share prices of some companies to all-time highs.
LINK: https://www.wsj.com/articles/green-energy-shares-rise-along-with-joe-bidens-polling-11597914012?mod=e2fb 


EVENTS

THURS AUGUST 20 

Women For Biden/Harris Coalition DNC Watch Parties

#WomanUp: Lifting the Voices and Actions of Women in 2020 & Beyond!

Join us tonight as we celebrate and watch the final night of the Democratic National Convention! We’re co-hosting with Women of Color for Biden-Harris and Broadway for Biden! We will hear from women across the country who are stepping up and taking part in the fight for the soul of our nation. Learn how you can get involved and take action! #WomanUP #DemConvention

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/3005258432937075 



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