August 3, 2021
TO: Interested Parties
FR: The Democratic National Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
RE: August Recess: Democrats Build Back Better — No Thanks To Republicans
As members of Congress begin heading to their home states and districts, Democrats are unified around a single message: President Biden and Democrats are delivering results and building back better for the American people — no thanks to Republicans.
At every turn, Republicans in Congress have stood in the way of the action Americans need. They’ve spread conspiracy theories to undermine democracy and the 2020 elections along with lies about COVID vaccines, catered to extremists who stormed the Capitol on January 6th, claimed they’d oppose President Biden “100 percent” of the time, and pushed the interests of the wealthy and well-connected at the expense of hard working Americans.
President Biden and Democrats have acted to get America back on track from the pandemic by increasing vaccinations, delivering relief through checks and tax cuts for middle class families, and growing more than three million jobs in just six months
This August, Democrats across the country will make sure that voters know that the ‘D’ in Democrat stands for ‘deliver’ by highlighting the contrast between the parties on three central areas — all of which are helping Americans get back to work and back on their feet after the pandemic:
And by ensuring the wealthiest few and big corporations pay their fair share, Democrats are making sure taxes won’t be raised on Americans making less than $400,000 a year.
In coordination with Democratic State Parties, Democrats will use use tactics like press events and press calls, local bookings and placing guest columns from local voices to speak directly to the American people and communicate that President Biden and Democrats put our economy back on track to build back better — no thanks to Republicans in Congress, who sought to block progress every step of the way.
Democrats will highlight our tax cut for American families:
Democrats will highlight investments in infrastructure that will continue growing millions of good paying jobs in our country:
Democrats will highlight how we are lowering costs like health care for the American people:
The bottom line: While Republicans try to obstruct progress on the issues Americans care about, Democrats are delivering results. During the August recess, Democrats will localize and highlight our Party’s agenda that is getting Americans back on track from the pandemic, and will continue to help our country build back better.