April 15, 2019/Press

Tillis Put School on Military Base Trump, Pence Will Tour on Chopping Block

Raleigh – Melania Trump and Karen Pence are touring Fort Bragg today to see the military special operations capabilities and, according to the Associated Press, “visit with students who attend middle school there.”

Base students, however, may be studying in a run-down school building for the foreseeable future thanks to President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Thom Tillis.

That’s because President Trump’s emergency declaration – rubber stamped by Thom Tillis – threatens funding for replacement of Butner Elementary School, according to a list released by the Defense Department.

The visit raises important questions like:

  • Are the First and Second Ladies of the United States concerned with how the Trump Administration and Thom Tillis’ emergency declaration threatens funding for Butner Elementary School?
  • After putting much needed funding for military construction projects like school building replacement at Fort Bragg on the chopping block, does Tillis regret his vote selling out our military families?

“Thanks to Thom Tillis and the Trump administration, funding for much needed school construction at Fort Bragg is now on the chopping block,” NCDP spokesman Robert Howard said. “Instead of standing up for students at Fort Bragg and our military families across the state, Tillis spinelessly rolled over to appease President Trump.”