Tag: Donald Trump

Weekly Trump Update: Attacks on the Press

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President Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, recently forbade several major news outlets from a regular news “gaggle,” or minor press briefing. Organizations banned included the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, CNN, and several other organizations. These organizations have published many reports that…

CCHS Gets Involved in the Pushback Against Trump

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Since the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump on January 20, 2017, there have been millions participating in protests as an act of defiance towards our new president. More than 3.3 million in the Women’s Marches, to be exact. With over…

Trump’s Ban on Refugees and Immigrants

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On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that will suspend immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries for the next three months, the acceptance of all refugees into the United States for the next 120 days, and the suspension…

Congress Attempts to Limit Ethics Panel

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When the 115th U.S. Congress met on January 3, the Republicans in the House of Representatives held a meeting in which they decided to greatly limit the power of the nonpartisan congressional ethics panel. 119 voted for and 74 against the proposal,…

Trump’s Taiwan Call

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On Friday, President-Elect Donald Trump received a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. This was very controversial because of the complicated relationship between the Taiwanese government, the Republic of China, and the mainland government, the People’s Republic of China. Both the…

Trump, the Electoral College, and Voter Fraud: News and Opinion

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President-elect Donald Trump, known for his aggressive Twitter usage, has continued to use social media to spread controversial messages. Before the elections, Trump frequently warned of voter fraud in favor of Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton. However, he claimed that if he won, this would indicate that…

Trump Responds after Hamilton Addresses Pence

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump has been at the center of a series of recent controversies, including his appointment of Steve Bannon, a noted figure in the alt-right (a movement that is largely considered misogynist and racist), as White House chief of…

Election Protests

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In the wake of the presidential election last Wednesday, protests have been occurring in Philadelphia, LA, Boston, Portland, and New York City in reaction to President-Elect Donald Trump’s proposed policies, which are, to many, a retreat from thirty years of…

Democalypse 2016: The 1st Presidential Debate

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The first presidential debate of 2016 went about the way you would expect– at least, in the context of this incredibly unexpected election cycle. Hillary Clinton seemed to be miles ahead of Republican challenger Donald Trump in terms of policy, temperament…

Primary Election 2016 Winds Down

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It’s looking like the presidential nominees for November are going to be Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Trump’s opponents have all dropped out, despite the bizarre choice by Ted Cruz to pick Fiorina as a running mate about a week…