Advocacy group delivers letter to LaHood regarding Trump

Indivisible IL-18 met at Congressman Darin LaHood's office to give a LaHood's staff a letter addressing their concerns with President Trump. (Photo by Patrick Baron/WJBC)
Indivisible IL-18 met at Congressman Darin LaHood’s office to give a LaHood’s staff a letter addressing their concerns with President Trump. (Photo by Patrick Baron/WJBC)

By Patrick Baron

BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington residents and members of the political activist group Indivisible IL-18 met outside Congressman Darin LaHood’s local office this afternoon to deliver a letter to his staff.

Indivisible IL-18, an organization from the IL 18th Congressional District, has been attempting to meet with LaHood since President Trump’s inauguration. Indivisible IL-18 member Kay Moss explained they have tried to meet with LaHood and discuss their concerns about Trump several times, but to no avail.

“We’ve tried to set up meetings. The staffers are wonderful, they’re very cordial, they’ll talk to you as long as you want, and they don’t try to defend Mr. LaHood’s positions,” said Moss. “But we want to speak with him.”

The letter, written by Moss, outlines the group’s frustrations of how Trump is passing executive orders. Moss says while they don’t agree with the recent immigration ban, how it was actually passed shouldn’t be overlooked.

“My issue is the process by which the president came to that decision,” said Moss. “When you take counsel with Steve Bannon rather than with your Homeland Security, you are going to be making decisions that are harmful.”

Moss, a member of a military family, said she doesn’t want to see her loved ones fight in a potential war caused by bad decisions.

Patrick Baron can be reached at [email protected].


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