Press Room 2019

Tom Steyer Statement on State of the Union Address

(SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2019)—Need to Impeach Founder Tom Steyer released the below statement following Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “Thanks to Donald Trump, the oval office is mired in a culture of corruption unseen in modern political history. No amount of showmanship or false promises from tonight’s speech will change that. The only way to save our Democracy from this lawless president is for Congress to step up, listen to the 7.2 million Americans who are calling for impeachment, and start the process to remove Donald Trump immediately.” More

New Need to Impeach Ad Urges Rep. Richard Neal to Support Impeachment Hearings

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Feb. 4, 2019)—Today, Need to Impeach will begin airing a new broadcast television ad in Springfield, MA that targets Rep. Richard Neal (MA-01) and urges his constituents to contact his office to show their support for impeachment. The ad calls on Neal to use his power as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee to subpoena Donald Trump’s tax returns — which Trump has refused to make public — and vote to start impeachment proceedings immediately. More

Tom Steyer Launches Campaign to Hold Trump Accountable, Push the House of Representatives and Democratic Leaders to Start Impeachment Proceedings Immediately

(WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 29, 2019) — Today, Need to Impeach Founder Tom Steyer launched "Operation Accountability," a new campaign aimed at organizing the overwhelming grassroots support for impeachment in congressional districts across the country to call on Congress to start impeachment hearings immediately. The campaign will start in congressional districts represented by key Democratic leaders, and in each district, will include a dedicated paid staff person, grassroots outreach, a comprehensive media campaign that includes TV, digital, and direct mail, the activation of Need to Impeach’s 7.1 million supporters, town hall events, and public opinion polling. More

Tom Steyer Statement on Roger Stone Indictment

(SAN FRANCISCO, January 25, 2019)—Need to Impeach Founder Tom Steyer’s statement following the indictment of Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election: More

Tom Steyer’s Need to Impeach Campaign Surpasses Seven Million Supporters

(SAN FRANCISCO, January 21, 2019)—The Need to Impeach campaign founded by Tom Steyer has just surpassed 7 million supporters. The milestone comes just 15 months after Steyer launched the campaign through a series of television ads and two weeks after he committed an additional $40 million to pressure the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives to start impeachment proceedings immediately and to convince 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to support impeachment. More