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Bill Foster @RepBillFoster Naperville, IL

Congressman Bill Foster is a scientist and businessman representing the 11th Congressional District of Illinois

1,780 Following   42,971 Followers   4,687 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/11/13


President Trump is deliberately trying to weaken the @USPS to sabotage the election.Social Security was created during the Great Depression. As our nation’s older Americans face the uncertainty of pu… https://t.co/pCibPeIFsl
8/14
2020
Today marks #BlackWomensEqualPay Day - or the date in the new year when Black women FINALLY earn what white, non-Hi… https://t.co/9Dp5jRx1EQAround 40% of households haven’t responded to the #2020Census, yet the Administration cut counting efforts short by… https://t.co/eEGIOQotGWNo one should have to choose between their health and exercising their right to vote. We must #SaveThePostOffice fr… https://t.co/de81NmAlZe
8/13
2020
Make sure to stay up-to-date with the latest news and legislation. Sign up for my newsletter at… https://t.co/AH59Y8Ii9tTrump’s #FailureToLead and scientific ignorance has cost American lives, and it has contributed to a devastating ec… https://t.co/0vm1vYFyObIt's been nearly 90 days since the House passed the #HeroesAct. Since then, while the Republican Senate and White… https://t.co/TTzCvhtxw7Hola! 👋 Explore our #smallbusiness recovery resources in: ☑️Español ☑️العربية ☑️中文简体 ☑️中文繁軆 ☑️Français ☑️Deutsch… https://t.co/s4WAL6QaFk
Retweeted by Bill FosterWe can’t let Pres. Trump dismantle @USPS in the run up to an election where mail-in ballots will be vital to ensuri… https://t.co/glrXsaettc
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8/12
2020
.@GovPritzker has launched this important resource for people struggling to pay rent because of the COVID-19 crisis… https://t.co/DJx7MeAQLoTrump's weak executive orders won't cut it for millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet as we fight the… https://t.co/PsuqSf7xOXToday is a good day to listen to scientists and public health experts.
8/11
2020
If @realDonaldTrump cared about protecting preexisting conditions, he'd drop the lawsuit to overturn the #ACA's pro… https://t.co/HNKKH5QLeILike car seats and seat belts, face coverings only work if you use them. Wear a face covering to prevent the spread… https://t.co/6AyK6nIBJU
Retweeted by Bill FosterSeek shelter now. https://t.co/4zjd4xJRUSAs per Naper Notify: High winds & severe storms are likely in the #Naperville area this afternoon. Secure loose ite… https://t.co/D0a71eadvq
Retweeted by Bill FosterPresident Trump wants Americans to think his weak executive actions will turn the tide of the fight against COVID19… https://t.co/awhnEWGTzIPlease take precautions and stay safe. https://t.co/jgVr8ObnYQWhile the President tweets about football, #COVID19 continues to wreak havoc across America because he failed. https://t.co/jjRXxG0yb6Last week, I joined @SenatorDurbin, @SenDuckworth, and all Democratic members of the Illinois congressional delegat… https://t.co/lEdsXRYlADEvery voter, regardless of political persuasion, should have confidence that their vote will be counted whether the… https://t.co/KkB0941xLcAs we approach a national election in the midst of a pandemic, it is essential that voters can trust USPS to delive… https://t.co/4b5qQz85XVThese delays are especially dangerous for people who rely on USPS for timely delivery of lifesaving medications, an… https://t.co/VIKAHHFBjOThe growing delays affecting @USPS customers are unacceptable and a direct result of deliberate actions by the Trum… https://t.co/IC0ttmOLz9America needs a national plan to stop the spread of the virus. https://t.co/Ucwqn0eGd5
Retweeted by Bill FosterDespite what the President says, children are not immune from #COVID19. The best way we can keep children safe is… https://t.co/uuvOGTIaxZFor more information about COVID-19 and additional testing locations in Illinois visit https://t.co/rdfv7szKgN https://t.co/4S4UrJPYwJ
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8/10
2020
Today’s meager announcements show President Trump still does not comprehend the seriousness or the urgency of the h… https://t.co/8Vd001WLRk
Retweeted by Bill FosterTrump and Senate Republicans blocked an extension of enhanced unemployment benefits. Now Trump is trying to put a… https://t.co/KSnardsNty
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8/8
2020
At yesterday’s hearing examining the challenges to reopening K-12 schools safely during #coronavirus, witnesses agr… https://t.co/ekv7DMcZ1H
Retweeted by Bill Foster➡️4.9 million cases. ➡️160,000 dead. ➡️55 million first-time unemployment claims. President Trump’s #FailuretoLeadhttps://t.co/QuFOCMSuWaThis decision is a victory for Congressional oversight and the rule of law. No one is above the law, not even the… https://t.co/8bFjcmX7AII am proud to join my colleagues in demanding an extension of Census operations. The cost of an inaccurate, incompl… https://t.co/xboqZOCIpF
8/7
2020
Were you tested at a mobile COVID-19 testing site in Kane County this past week and haven't received results by 7 d… https://t.co/8rf5dFVXpD
Retweeted by Bill FosterPresident Trump owns this failure. https://t.co/NXnltsLcIsWhen it comes to determining the safest way to reopen schools, let's follow the science.Just a reminder that the USPS: 📬 Delivers life-saving prescriptions 📬 Ensures vote-by-mail is safe and secure 📬 I… https://t.co/QXb1D9jGGY
Retweeted by Bill FosterWATCH LIVE: House Oversight hearing on challenges of reopening schools amid COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/p4UhDjCvBo
Retweeted by Bill FosterEvery vote MATTERS. 55 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the #VotingRightsAct to remind us of our na… https://t.co/enkdQXm60B.@senatemajldr, while you have willfully ignored this crisis, we’ve acted. Dems. have passed legislative solutions… https://t.co/u2HD1g1OjoToday at 2pm ET, @COVIDOversight will hear from former Sec. of Education @arneduncan, along with education & public… https://t.co/a0nYcXi3aO
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8/6
2020
When it comes to #COVID19: Social distancing works. Masks work. Frequent hand washing works. It's not political. It's #science.Schools shouldn’t be scrambling to make reopening plans - they should have federal guidance and resources to keep t… https://t.co/kq722ONg4d
Retweeted by Bill Foster#USPS is an essential service delivering 🔹Medications 🔹Medicare & social security checks 🔹Census surveys 🔹Mail-in-… https://t.co/E2MX8UHBYRFace coverings help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Wear one to protect yourself, your family, and your community. https://t.co/c8s7e9ldcS
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe unemployment rate is at its highest level since the Great Depression, but Trump and McConnell want to slash une… https://t.co/G8fzbwun3HIt's disgraceful that President Trump and Mitch McConnell are playing political games with the unemployment insuran… https://t.co/eNWUQ7G80iProtect yourself. Protect others. Wear a mask. #MaskUp
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8/5
2020
#COVID19 impacts Americans every day in every way. 🔬 Research to Find a Cure ✔️ Work Safety ☁️ Extreme Weather ✈️… https://t.co/Giu5di0HW9Testing. Tracing. Treatment. Social distancing. That’s how we reopen safely. President Trump & Senator McConnell n… https://t.co/O8I88QF677Last week, I introduced a bill in the House to rename the Elwood post office after the late Larry Walsh Sr. ➡️… https://t.co/eBo5y1xUAeThe American people deserve leadership from their President, especially in the midst of a public health crisis. "I… https://t.co/VhAx82j4ehHappy birthday, @BarackObama!This might be funny if the consequences for the President's scientific ignorance weren't so deadly. https://t.co/gmiFeMcDCy
8/4
2020
The safety and effectiveness of any potential #COVID19 vaccine is of paramount importance and should come before po… https://t.co/VfXeJ43tEqTested for COVID-19 at a state-run site between July 12-24 and haven't received your results? IDPH recommends you v… https://t.co/Km8WwgkoZY
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe science is clear: masks make it harder for #COVID19 to spread from person to person. When you wear a mask in p… https://t.co/THC8Ds7EbX#ICYMI: Dr. Fauci testified that the government’s failed response led the United States to have a far worse… https://t.co/jHbogD3b4G
Retweeted by Bill FosterICYMI: Larry Walsh Sr. devoted his life's work to improving life for people who call Will County home. I'm proud to… https://t.co/CSp4PCYy3mOne year ago, the city of El Paso endured a horrific white supremacist attack. Today we remember the victims and su… https://t.co/zM8bWsMoLj
8/3
2020
It's a true pleasure listening to @RepBillFoster and Dr. Fauci having a critical conversation in today's hearing. T… https://t.co/GbPKLKWaQN
Retweeted by Bill FosterWill County is a better place today because of the decades of work Larry Walsh Sr. did to strengthen Will County co… https://t.co/WCjguZsotbA @Cubs or @whitesox mask would have been better, but nobody is perfect. https://t.co/kpfKFYx1CLAmerica will develop a successful #COVID19 vaccine and a lot of credit should go to @BarackObama. https://t.co/gQmz0gT8reAs I discussed with Dr. Fauci today, the reason we are on pace to develop a vaccine for #COVID19 faster than ever i… https://t.co/dqyOyJ9I4lWe need to listen to scientists.Let's not forget that the Trump administration's most recent budget request includes drastic cuts to science progra… https://t.co/iK8WPdZkGd.@RepBillFoster: @BarackObama started investing in mRNA vaccines R&D back in 2009. Without those investments, fran… https://t.co/lnQVustMJh
Retweeted by Bill FosterScientific research is a good thing to make federal investments in. Pass it on.The Trump administration's failure on #COVID19 testing is one of the biggest reasons we find ourselves in this cris… https://t.co/8E7GTY5RR8It is imperative that Congress & the American people hear directly from the federal government’s top health experts… https://t.co/V1YYN0U8qzWatch our upcoming @COVIDOversight hearing live here starting at 9am ET: https://t.co/cVXrSqO5st https://t.co/rqo8JHDpNCU.S. #COVID19 case counts are climbing rapidly. Each million-case mark has been reached faster than the last. We ne… https://t.co/qrqwk9a3uq
Retweeted by Bill Foster.@realDonaldTrump, Illinois will hold our election as required by law on November 3rd. 1/3 https://t.co/yad3IpVM0w
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7/31
2020
Accurately identifying patients is essential to combating #COVID19. This bipartisan amendment will repeal an archai… https://t.co/hmKEgQ2UuT🚨TONIGHT: Join me & @RepBillFoster for a primer on why protecting our democracy during #COVID19 requires that we pr… https://t.co/nY67LF6TWF
Retweeted by Bill FosterIn the legacy of John Lewis, and in today's moving tribute to him by President Obama, we're reminded what real lead… https://t.co/cIIy41hUjKThe House passed the Heroes Act two months ago. We're waiting at the table, Mr. Leader. https://t.co/1hr87PmJYqAs our nation mourns the loss of 150,000 neighbors, friends and loved ones, @RepBillFoster reminds our communities… https://t.co/oQAa4qhH5b
Retweeted by Bill Foster#OnThisDay 55 years ago, #Medicare & #Medicaid became law. These critical programs have saved countless American li… https://t.co/CP8quH8aCdArticle II, Section 1 of the Constitution states: “The Congress may determine the Time of choosing the Electors, a… https://t.co/LtJOeT5Xro
Retweeted by Bill FosterFact Check: You can’t do that. The Constitution explicitly grants Congress the power to set the election date.… https://t.co/Qr1QoGC33F
Retweeted by Bill FosterEnough dithering. The Senate should bring up the #HEROESAct for consideration now. https://t.co/5InwZjNg4FOnly Congress can initiate a change in the date of the election. This is a failed President trying to distract from… https://t.co/UCK2FFiX2RNope. https://t.co/MRuV8uo6xP
Retweeted by Bill FosterFree COVID-19 Testing in Aurora | Saturday, August 1 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Phillips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Drive | Dri… https://t.co/7O1bF24na7
Retweeted by Bill FosterWhat @SpeakerPelosi said is a vital point. If we’re going to beat this virus, we need to put the science first. https://t.co/QyLzqnGzLx
7/30
2020
NEW: The House has passed H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Re… https://t.co/q51O9uMneC
Retweeted by Bill FosterMasks save lives. If you’re out in public, please mask up. 😷The @SenateGOP’s shameful “response” package abandons our heroes on the frontlines of this crisis & throws struggli… https://t.co/RgGv7L3P5g.@FrankPallone is right - Trump's deliberate scientific ignorance has only made the #COVID19 pandemic worse. https://t.co/bqhWoPnc9DLocal restaurants are such an important part of our communities - both culturally and economically. I'm proud to c… https://t.co/hlchH8pPODAmericans are losing jobs, getting sick and dying. The Administration shouldn't be quibbling over a national strate… https://t.co/YKs6E5UfKy
Retweeted by Bill FosterThe Supreme Court has spoken, yet President Trump continues to to try and attack #Dreamers and end the #DACA progra… https://t.co/IwVWbeJyVjKeep our community healthy and our businesses open! Wear a face covering in public buildings and any time you can't… https://t.co/7lxQNVLnh8
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7/29
2020
Simply put, the President and his administration failed miserably to manage the #coronavirus crisis and we are payi… https://t.co/MgA1oINyZ5Five months after President Trump said the coronavirus would just “disappear,” our nation marks 150,000 lives lost… https://t.co/uzfS4sLS4xThe American people deserve better. That's why I'll continue to fight for the House-passed #HEROESAct, which seriou… https://t.co/SeSBIwcZBTThe Senate bill fails in so many areas, including drastic cuts to unemployment insurance and no aid for state and l… https://t.co/K2AZW7uFbm
7/28
2020

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