Tag: DonaldTrump

As hundreds of separated migrant kids remain locked up, White House to honor ICE and CBP ‘heroes’

Campaign Action As hundreds of separated migrant children continue to remain under U.S. custody and at ongoing risk of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, Donald Trump plans to honor the border agents who kidnapped them from their parents’ arms and locked them up in cages in the first place. Politico reports the White House has planned a “Salute to the […]

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Donald Trump’s favorite lie: All my invisible friends think I am doing super-great

The “president” of the United States is such a shameless liar that there is now an entire media beat dedicated to individual sub-categories of his lies. Among his more predictable tics: the famous I have a girlfriend in Canada, but you wouldn’t know her routine. He wants everyone to know that he just talked to […]

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Commander of SEAL raid that killed bin Laden blasts Trump: You have ’embarrassed’, ‘humiliated’ U.S.

In an open letter to Donald Trump published in the Washington Post, retired Navy admiral William McRaven blasts Trump over his revocation of former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance. McRaven was the commander of the U.S. Navy SEAL race that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. He does not mince words in telling Trump […]

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Private prison group sued for forcing immigrant detainees to work for $1 a day or be punished

Protesters outside California’s Otay Mesa Detention Center, also operated by CoreCivic Campaign Action The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is suing CoreCivic, a private prison profiteer accused of forcing immigrant detainees jailed under a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook, and maintain the detention […]

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Trump is so ready to talk to Mueller … his legal team will fight it all the way to Supreme Court

However, claims that Trump is immune to a subpoena might have a difficult time at the Supreme Court. Though Republicans have been trying to rush the approval of no-indictment, no-subpoena, no-special counsel Brett Kavanaugh, he’s not there yet.  Subpoenas have been issued to two recent presidents: Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. In Nixon’s case, the subpoena […]

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Migrant teen fed, changed diaper of toddler detained with her: ‘If I hadn’t, no one else would have’

None of the guards were taking care of the migrant toddler kidnapped from her parents at the U.S./Mexico border and detained inside a cage at a McAllen, Texas immigration processing center, so a 16-year-old girl imprisoned along with her did. The teen, who declined to be named for her own safety, tells Marie Claire that she was […]

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350 newspapers run editorials against Trump’s press attacks. Now, about their news coverage …

Hundreds of newspapers across the country ran editorials Thursday pushing back on Donald Trump’s slur against the media as the “enemy of the people.” These are the very same newspapers that offer a litany of mealymouthed excuses for not labeling Trump’s lies as lies and helped put him in the White House by focusing on imaginary Hillary Clinton scandals […]

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Claims that tweet shows special information about Trump’s security revocations are conspiracy theory

Artem Klyushin is reportedly a Russian billionaire and associate of Vladimir Putin. He’s also been cited as a friend of Trump’s Russian real estate pal—and the man who set up the Trump Tower meeting via Ron Goldstone—Emin Agalarov. Klyushin has a Twitter account with over 900,000 followers that’s littered with his accounts of his association with Trump, […]

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Democrats demand DHS take ‘immediate steps’ to reunify hundreds of migrant kids still in US custody

The administration also claims that other parents are “ineligible” to reunite with their own kids, but under secretive criteria that has been wholly up to this unfit administration. The senators say they need to back these “eligibility” claims up with proof. “If there is credible evidence that a parent poses an imminent risk of harm to their […]

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Trump’s revocation of John Brennan’s security reverses earlier statements—and the law

Trump does have the ability to revoke Brennan’s clearance, but he can’t do it by royal decree. And the reason is … Clinton. Specifically an Executive Order issued by President Bill Clinton in 1995. This order establishes a uniform Federal personnel security program for employees who will be considered for initial or continued access to classified […]

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Trump admits that he acted against Brennan because he was involved in the Russia investigation

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders read a statement from Donald Trump that he was revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan for what Trump described as “making unfounded and outrageous accusations.” And while it’s been generally assumed that Trump went after Brennan because the former director was often critical of Trump, […]

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Where are Republicans now that Trump’s yanked security clearances from former top officials?

Well, Paul? Hello there, very serious media people! You may have noticed that yesterday the White House announced that Donald Trump had decided to revoke the security clearances of former top government officials who had dared to criticize him. This is the very same action that House Speaker Paul Ryan dismissed as “trolling” that wouldn’t […]

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Cartoon: Trump’s new Space Force: Pigs in Space!

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Appeals board ruling hands Kansas dad who faced deportation a ray of hope

Syed Ahmed Jamal reunited with his family following his March release from ICE More than six months after a heart-wrenching saga that saw him arrested by immigration agents on his own front lawn and nearly deported until a judge ordered him off a plane, there is hope on the horizon for Kansas dad Syed Ahmed Jamal. Jamal, […]

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Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, with nine others under review

At Wednesday’s White House press briefing, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that Donald Trump was revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan. In addition, Sanders announced that Trump was reviewing the clearance of former FBI director James Comey, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former CIA […]

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Six years later, DACA has been a resounding success—now its future remains unknown

Following enrollment and securing protection from deportation, 64 percent of respondents said that they were “no longer afraid of my immigration status,” and felt “more like I belong in the U.S.” Others said that enrolling in DACA made them “become more politically active,” while “52 percent reported that they have become more involved in their communities.” Yet, […]

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No, Omarosa’s tapes are not ‘just like’ a concerted foreign attack on the United States

Politico reports that the residents of the Trump White House are quivering in fear. Fear that another tape recorded by Omarosa Manigault Newman will be released, and they will be displayed in an unpleasant light. Such as making them look like they associate with a tax-dodging, pussy-grabbing, racist, sexist, serial liar who genuinely thinks an orange spray tan looks […]

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Asylum seeker returned to U.S. by judge says she ‘spent the entire ride to my home country worried’

The migrant family thrown onto a plane for deportation but then immediately returned back to the U.S. after a judge threatened to hold Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III in contempt of court said they were left in the dark about what was happening to them. “I spent the entire ride to my home country worried about what would happen to […]

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Trump campaign is trying to shut Omarosa down with arbitration filing

The Trump campaign is going after Omarosa Manigault Newman for violating her nondisclosure agreement: “Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. has filed an arbitration against Manigault-Newman with the American Arbitration Association in New York City, for breach of her 2016 confidentiality agreement with the Trump Campaign. President Trump is well known for giving people opportunities […]

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Trump admin’s family separation crisis continues, and don’t let them forget it

In one instance, a 14-year-old migrant child in a Southwest Key detention facility visited by Melania Trump during her publicity stunt was molested by a 32-year-old worker. But abuse in these facilities are no isolated incidents, because Southwest Key, which runs facilities across three states and has a lucrative contract with the federal government, has already been under fire […]

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2018 may be the year of the woman, but it won’t be the year of the Republican woman

Oh, look. Two women off at the edges. While Donald Trump has inspired record numbers of Democratic women to run for office this year—and they’re winning their primaries—things are a little different for Republican women. About a third of Democratic House candidates are women and 42 percent of Democratic primary winners so far this year are women, according […]

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Roger Stone promises to always support Trump … and has a great example of his support

Michael Flynn flipped. George Papadopoulos flipped. Rick Gates flipped. Michael Cohen is dying to flip. Please. So far the personal loyalty that Trump demands of anyone and everyone seems to be about as solid as ice cream on a warm day. But there is one exception—dirty tricksters. The original Nixon-era tricksters, Paul Manafort and Roger […]

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