Posts Tagged ‘trump’

Honduran and Nepalese migrants sue Trump administration for ending protected status program

Immigrant rights advocates have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to end humanitarian protections for more than 100,000 people from Honduras and Nepal. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on behalf of six immigrants…

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Border showdown: Trump and Beto O’Rourke hold dueling rallies on immigration in El Paso

President Trump falsely told a raucous rally in El Paso on Monday night that he is already building a wall on the adjacent border with Mexico, as a potential Democratic challenger assailed him at a large protest nearby and, in Washington, congressional negotiators announced a tentative funding…

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Trump can’t win in 2020. But Democrats can lose, and they’re showing us how

Donald Trump can’t win in 2020 but the Democrats can lose, and they seem determined to give it their best shot. Straight-line predictions are the undoing of every pundit and prognosticator. But it seems safe to say that if present trends hold, President Trump has no path to winning a majority of..

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Trump administration waives environmental review to replace more San Diego border fencing

Describing San Diego’s border with Mexico as “an area of high illegal entry,” the Trump administration announced this week it is waiving environmental review requirements to speed up replacement of 12.4 miles of the secondary border fence. This project was funded by a 2018 spending bill that allocated…

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In foreign policy, Trump takes a premature victory lap

President Trump took an early victory lap for his “America First” diplomacy Tuesday, claiming a series of big wins on his foreign policy priorities. Some of his claims were true — in a few cases, even careful and precise. Others were premature

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Essential California: California vs. Trump, part a-zillion

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Word nerds take on ‘emoluments,’ and deliver a verdict sure to anger Trump

Some critics of President Trump have accused him of violating the Constitution’s ban on presidents accepting emoluments from foreign interests, noting that foreign entities regularly book rooms and hold events at his Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Trump’s defense against these allegations…

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The Fight Corner: Oscar Valdez has some thoughts on a border wall

Hi, my name is Lance Pugmire, and welcome to our weekly boxing/MMA newsletter.

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How is holding the federal government hostage not impeachable?

To the editor: Coming soon: either a resumed partial government shutdown on Feb. 15 , or President Trump’s assumption of autocratic power through a border security “emergency” declaration.

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How is holding the federal government hostage not impeachable?

To the editor: Coming soon: either a resumed partial government shutdown on Feb. 15 , or President Trump’s assumption of autocratic power through a border security “emergency” declaration. Why can’t reason prevail?

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