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Jay Inslee

Jay
Inslee

Jay Inslee is Washington’s 23rd governor. Inslee represented Washington state in Washington D.C. in the House of Representatives starting in 1993, and before that was a member of Washington’s state House of Representatives (loooves the word Washington). Before he got into politics, Inslee was a city prosecutor in Selah, Washington. He graduated from the University of Washington, and went to law school at Willamette University. Learn more about Governor Inslee below:

Why are you running

“I am the only candidate who is saying very specifically and unequivocally that defeating climate change has to be the number one priority of the United States. It has to be the first foremost and paramount duty of the next president.”

— Jay Inslee

Top Priorities

Climate Change

Net zero carbon emissions by 2045, only trade with countries who adhere to the Paris Climate Agreement standards.

Economy

Evergreen Economy Plan would invest in manufacturing, infrastructure, and technology jobs to stimulate the economy while combating climate change.

Immigration

Protect DACA and reinstate a target of 110,000 refugee resettlements in the U.S.

Tweeter in Chief

Pod Save America

2020: Jay Inslee on climate change and beating Donald Trump

Timestamps

[00:01:20] – How he’s different from other candidates

[00:04:26] – Plan for climate change

[00:07:55] – How his plan relates to Green New Deal

[00:08:55] – Learning from climate change challenges

[00:11:52] – Electoral College

[00:12:42] – Statehood for DC and Puerto Rico

[00:13:14] – Supreme Court Term Limits

[00:14:15] – Sanders proposal and medicare for all

[00:16:01] – On learning from gun control voting

[00:17:38] – On how gun control politics have changed

[00:19:30] – Strategies different from Obama

[00:24:58] – Amazon

[00:27:40] – Voting Rights

[00:29:04] – Pardons

[00:30:08] – Two State Solution

[00:31:50] – Congress vs. Executive in war

[00:34:09] – Standing out from other Democrats

[00:37:36] – Threshold for debates

[00:38:25] – Fairness of DNC Threshold

[00:39:11] – Dealing with Trump

Why he's running as the climate change candidate

What he learned from his gun control votes

How he stands out from other Democrats

Timestamps

[00:00:39] – How he’s different from other candidates

[00:03:40] – Plan for climate change

[00:07:17] – How his plan relates to Green New Deal

[00:08:28] – Learning from climate change challenges

[00:11:13] – Electoral College

[00:12:06] – Statehood for DC and Puerto Rico

[00:12:37] – Supreme Court Term Limits

[00:13:39] – Sanders proposal and medicare for all

[00:15:28] – On learning from gun control voting

[00:17:08] – On how gun control politics have changed

[00:19:01] – Strategies different from Obama

[00:20:11] – Amazon

[00:23:10] – Voting Rights

[00:24:44] – Pardons

[00:25:42] – Two State Solution

[00:27:28] – Congress vs. Executive in war

[00:29:48] – Standing out from other Democrats

[00:33:11] – Threshold for debates

[00:34:05] – Fairness of DNC Threshold

[00:34:54] – Dealing with Trump

His name is Mitch McConnell, and he sucks.

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