Tag: President Trump

[Opinion]: President Trump is putting people in danger with his health suggestions

[Opinion]: President Trump is putting people in danger with his health suggestions

On April 23, President Trump gave a press conference intended to brief reporters on the White House’s response to COVID-19 that shook the nation. Amid the current pandemic panic, he, along with many other countries, has been scrambling to find a miracle cure for the […]

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U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks during the Coronavirus Task Force press briefing on the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, on Monday, March 30, 2020 in the Rose Garden at the White House, in Washington, D.C. (Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)

[Opinion] President Trump severely mishandled a reporter’s important question

On Mar. 20, President Trump held a coronavirus press conference where he lashed out at NBC reporter Peter Alexander over a question concerning what he would tell the Americans who feel scared right now.  “I say that you’re a terrible reporter, that’s what I say. […]

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Iowa Caucus goers raise their hands. Caucus-goers raise their hands to be counted during the caucuses at Stephen Auditorium Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Opinion: Iowa Caucus disarray spells disaster for democracy

There are three things that you can count on every four years: death, taxes and the Iowa Caucus kicking off the primary season without issue.  Or can you? Election after election, Iowans would funnel into polling places across the state and participate in an antiquated, […]

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 16:  U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he meets with President Sergio Mattarella of Italy in the Oval Office of the White House October 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump is holding talks with President Mattarella on bilateral issues including “common security challenges and shared economic prosperity.” (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

President Trump’s Impeachment Updates

The formal announcement of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s conduct occurred on Sept. 27, 2019. The goal of the inquiry is to fully investigate a whistleblower complaint about a phone call made in July of 2019 between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr […]

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The US Capitol on the first morning of a partial government shutdown in Washington, DC on Dec. 22, 2018. Caption courtesy of USA Today/Photo courtesy of Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA-EFE

Community members affected by government shutdown

On Dec. 22, 2018, The United States Congress did not approve President Donald Trump’s $5 billion plan to build a wall located on the US-Mexico border, due to a recent conflict between himself and the Democrats. This government shutdown has been the longest in U.S. […]

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On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

President Donald Trump is to blame for the government shutdown

On Dec. 22, the government stalled when Congress failed to pass a spending bill and went into what would become the longest shutdown in U.S. history. The main reason for the shutdown is that Congress refused to allocate a requested five billion dollars for President […]

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Kneeling is a flawed protest that needs to go

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* America, in its current form, is a country divided. Since President Donald Trump’s victory in one of the most hotly contested elections in history, there has been no shortage of controversies […]

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Dallas Cowboys lock arms and take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Photo credit to Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Athletes should feel free to kneel during anthem

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016, several other NFL players and teams have followed his example. The actions of these football players symbolize a peaceful protest against police brutality in America. […]

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The American flag, flying over Denver, Colorado, on April 12th, 2017. Photo by Kevin Trejos.

Why we need another DACA

Undocumented immigration became a hotly contested issue during the 2016 presidential election. One of President Donald Trump’s major campaign promises was to build a wall along the Mexican border to discourage illegal immigrants from crossing over into the United States. While the wall has not […]

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President Trump has a decision to make regarding DACA

DACA was only a temporary fix

Since President Donald Trump vowed to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a system devised by the Obama administration to protect immigrant youth from deportation, an outcry of protest has spread across the country. Most of these protests, including one organized by […]

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