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Durbin Criticizes Trump's Address

You probably didn't expect Senator Dick Durbin to give rave reviews to President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress. 
Durbin took issue with the speech on a number of fronts, saying the President is offering big promises without any plans to achieve them. 
Durbin cites what he calls a lack of a concrete strategy to create jobs in America. Durbin is more stingy with praise when it comes to Trump's order to the Department of Homeland Security to create an office called VOICE — Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement.
Durbin says the President’s crusade to repeal health care would throw tens of millions of people off the insurance rolls, plunge markets into chaos, and blow a massive hole in the deficit. 
Durbin also kept up the heat on the Russian front, noting Trump did not discuss Russia's act of cyberwarfare against the US. 
Durbin says there's growing evidence that shows the need for an independent investigation of possible Russian ties to the Trump campaign and claims of a cyberattack on last fall's election.

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