For the vast majority of Democrats, there's little to like about Trump's immigration ban. But beyond the traditional actions of protesting, rallying and filing lawsuits, there are also several ways to leverage the surge of opposition to the ban to their advantage (and with all of the fights coming up, they're going to need it.)
Would most Democrats trade all of the opportunities above to not have to revoke our nation's most shameful immigration policy since FDR turned away the Voyage of St. Louis, the ship carrying more than 900 Jews fleeing Nazi Germany? Absolutely. But Trump isn't backing down -- and he's not going to until his position on immigration starts to hamstring him on issues across the board. This past weekend's rallies, protests and lawsuits were all great steps. Now let's go even further.
Commentary by Bradley Tusk who leads political advisory firm Tusk Strategies. Bradley served as Mike Bloomberg's campaign manager, guiding Mayor Bloomberg to a third term. In 2016 he advised Bloomberg on a potential presidential run. His career in the public sector began at the New York City Parks Department in 1995, acting as spokesman and then senior advisor to Commissioner Henry Stern. Bradley then served as communications director for U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer. From 2003-2006, Bradley was Deputy Governor of Illinois. Follow him on Twitter @BradleyTusk.
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