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U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. News
"Clear Attack on the First Amendment": Authoritarian Trump Denounced for Stripping Press Credentials From CNN's Jim Acosta
"This unprecedented decision is a threat to our democracy and the country deserves better," said the cable news outlet in a statement. "Jim Acosta has our full support."
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The Newborns vs. Trump
Like his ardent followers, "Adolph" has assumed a stridently anti-immigrant tone that gives comfort to those who have an intense hatred of foreigners seeking to enter the country
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"The Supreme Court ruled, more than 100 years ago, that the citizenship guarantee applies fully to U.S.-born children whose parents have no right to citizenship." (Photo: Whitehouse/Flickr) Views
No Mr. President, You Can’t Change the Constitution by Executive Order
Birthright citizenship is one of the bedrocks of this country
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A Blatant Lie and 'Obvious Stunt': Trump Claims He Can End 14th Amendment Guarantee of Birthright Citizenship by Presidential Fiat
"To respond as if he's ending birthright citizenship because he told an outlet he is ending birthright citizenship is to allow him to be our assignment editor," said journalist Sam Stein of the Axios interview. "It's an obvious stunt."
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Last week, President Trump referred to protests opposing the Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as "the rule of the mob." (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty) Views
The Trump Administration Wants to Drastically Limit the Right to Protest in the Nation’s Capital
The National Park Service could charge a “protest tax” and block off 80 percent of the White House sidewalk to demonstrations
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As Civil Disobedience Dominates Kavanaugh Hearing, Trump Says "It's Embarrassing for Country to Allow Protesters"
"Tireless and creative, rambunctious, confrontational, and peaceful protest is unnerving to him. It is one of many aspects of American life that he, simply, cannot control."
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At Historic Habeas Corpus Hearing, Guantanamo's 'Dangerous Experiment in Indefinite Detention' Challenged
"The government says my detention is legal because of the indefinite war against terrorism. When terrorism ends, the war will end. So, never."
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'Both Illegal and Unconstitutional': Trump Brazenly Suggests Immediate Deportations, Zero Due Process
"When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they came," the president tweeted Sunday.
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DOJ Quietly Removes References to Press Freedom and Gerrymandering From Policy Manual
While many in the political media rushed to the defense of the White House after Michelle Wolf's WHCA monologue, the Trump administration indicated once again that it has no intention of defending journalists
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 "Does the Second Amendment pay homage to the default American storyline: that the enemy is always out there and the only defense is shooting first (or building a wall)?" (Photo: Kim Davies/flickr/cc) Views
Rethinking the Whole Country
For America to be America, does it need an enemy?
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