All Articles on Trump Administration

President Trump and Melania Trump signing a ‘Be Best’ initiative the day after Sen. Senator Jeff Merkley was barred from examining a children’s detention center in Brownsville, Texas. (White House) Views
Cruel and Usual Trump
The zero-tolerance policy at the border doesn’t enslave children but it achieves the same ends: it dehumanizes parents and children and treats both as surplus merchandise warehoused in prisons, without a say, without rights.
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"This crew are psychopaths and, as their attempt to blame the Democrats for their own policy shows, unrepentant professional prevaricators." (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
It’s All About the Midterms: Trump Took Those Children Hostage to Stoke His Base
Ripping infants out of the arms of their mothers excites Trump’s base.
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"Post-JCPOA, with America’s options and allies greatly reduced, nothing short of a military draft will provide the manpower needed to bring about the type of regime change that the president and his advisers so eagerly want in Iran." (Photo: Lobelog) Views
Boys Go to Baghdad, Real Men Go to Tehran
It may be that the next greatest U.S. failure will be to allow the sort of people who pulled the country into folly in 2003 to come back in 2018 to do the same elsewhere.
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 "Beyond any possible dispute, the sharia conspiracy is a fabrication, an imaginary threat conjured up to stoke public fear and hostility toward Muslims." (Photo: Sue Ogrocki / AP) Views
Giving a Pass to Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Islamophobia enters the government, is incorporated into the law, and becomes increasingly acceptable in America.
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"The only legal way to constrain Trump is to vote for a Congress, this November, that will stand up to him. And then, in November 2020, vote him and his regime out of office."(Reuters/Larry Downing) Views
The Constitutional Crisis Is Now
For a year and a half the president of the United States has been carrying out a systemic attack on the institutions of our democracy.
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"The Trump administration has held this American as an “enemy combatant,” claiming that he fought for ISIS, which he denies." (Photo: 1st Lt. Sarah Cleveland / Department of Defense) Views
The Trump Administration Wants to Dump a Detained American Into One of the Most Dangerous Places on Earth
This isn’t a safe release, it’s a death sentence, and we will soon be challenging it in court.
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 “All leak investigations — whether they directly target reporters or not — are a grave threat to press freedom.” (Photo: Gage Skidmore) Views
Trump's Justice Dept Escalates Its Disturbing Crackdown on Leaks by Seizing New York Times Reporter's Phone and Email Records
"That should be a grave concern to anyone who cares about an informed citizenry.”
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"Let’s be clear: the gag rule the president has proposed is not about improving women’s health care." (Photo: Getty) Views
Trump’s New Proposal Is Another Attempt By The Government to Control Women’s Bodies
Let’s be clear: the gag rule the president has proposed is not about improving women’s health care.
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"We need to face the complicated issue of immigration with sobriety, a keen understanding of current laws, history, economics, labor flows, supply and demand, demographics and what has actually made America great — its immigrant roots and its welcoming philosophy." (Photo: @NIJC/Twitter) Views
America Is Better Than Trump's Cruel Immigration Policies
This new policy is vicious, brutal and is nothing less than Trump administration-endorsed, U.S. government-sanctioned child abuse.
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President Trump waves as he arrives for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Views
Trump’s Authoritarian Grip Tightens
Changes implemented by the administration on every front add up to a frightening pattern.
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