Democratic presidential candidates participating in the AFSCME forum responded in real time as news developed of the deadly mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
The 2020 Democratic presidential contender said she wants to stop politicians from “fighting in these wasteful regime-change wars."
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg condemned President Trump for allowing white nationalism and gun violence to flourish under his watch.
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson tells the AFSCME forum she believes vaccines work, but says she is suspicious of big pharma. She also tells HuffPost’s Amanda Terkel that it’s “absolutely not true” that the measles outbreaks occurred only after people opted out of getting vaccinated.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) tells the AFSCME forum he’d make public education a priority when asked about his past support of controversial charter schools.
The Aug. 3 event will be hosted by the public workers union and moderated by HuffPost and The Nevada Independent.