James Thompson Statement on Helsinki Summit
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July 16, 2018
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Civil Rights Attorney James Thompson Statement on Helsinki Summit
WICHITA, Kan. – Kansas veteran and Democratic candidate for Congress James Thompson made the following statement regarding the troubling issues surrounding President Donald J. Trump's Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin:
"It's extremely disheartening to hear the President of the United States side with a known, active adversary against our men and women of law enforcement and the intelligence agencies in our nation. This is a dark day for our country, and we need to maintain constant vigilance.
"When I am in Congress, I will demand accountability to preserve the sanctity of our elections process in the face of attacks from enemies foreign and domestic."
James Thompson is a progressive Democrat, U.S. Army veteran, and civil rights attorney from Wichita who is running for the Kansas 4th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Ron Estes. Mr. Thompson's platform focuses on fighting for Kansas families, education, employment and jobs training, America's veterans and security in the global marketplace.