The botched Trump response to anticipate, prepare and react to the coronavirus wrecked our economy, put millions out of jobs and taken hundreds of thousands of American lives. In the House, Paul will ensure the federal government and our scientific community has the tools they need to distribute vaccines, open schools, get people back to work and Build Back Better.
In the past couple of years alone, we have seen the effects of climate change such as more frequent flooding, more violent weather systems, and a historic blizzard in Texas. Not only is fighting climate change our top global security threat as identified by the Pentagon, it will also bring stable and good paying jobs to the United States and the Capital Region.
We too often forget that those struggling with mental illness are constantly forced to fight a battle on two fronts. Not only do they have to grapple with themselves -- with their own thoughts and mind -- but they also have to contend with the negative assumptions made about those with mental illness, which are pervasive in our society.
Paul works under the hard truth that racial inequality has affected every arena of our nation throughout its history. As we build back better, we must understand that long-ignored and under-served communities must have access to the same opportunities at long-term success as every other neighborhood, regardless of race, gender, or anything. Visit Paul's issues page for more.