Maloney Hosts Telephone Town Hall with 23,000 Constituents

Feb 21, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), hosted a telephone town hall Thursday evening, speaking with 23,000 constituents throughout her district. During the town hall, the Congresswoman addressed questions regarding the Trump Administration, the Affordable Care Act, climate change and gun safety, among other topics brought up by NY-12 residents.

Rep. Maloney also conducted three polls during the town hall, the first of which found that 86% of respondents disapproved of President Trump’s performance thus far. Full survey results below.

The Town Hall is divided by topic and question below. 

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Opening Statement

Steve Bannon and the National Security Council

Discussing President Trump’s cabinet picks, possible ties to Russia and Lt. Gen. Flynn’s resignation

Defining President Trump politically and pushing the President to release his tax returns

Survey Question 1: Do you approve of President Trump’s job thus far?

Preserving Social Security

Fighting against repeal of the Affordable Care Act and changes to Medicaid

Survey Question 2: Which action by the Trump Administration concerns you most?

Advocating for gun safety measures

Combatting climate change and upholding the Paris Climate Accords

Survey Question 3: Which issue should Congress tackle first?

The importance of medical research

Update on rebuilding the Kosciuszko Bridge

Closing Statement