Donald Trump Archives

Donald Trump says he won’t attend John Lewis’ memorial services

July 30, 2020

President Donald Trump said Monday, July 27, 2020, he will not be attending memorial services for civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis this week. Lewis will lie in state at the Capitol as part of six days of funeral proceedings, and the public will be allowed to visit later Monday and Tuesday. Lewis died July… [Read More]

Trump signs police reform executive order that focuses on training, falls short of protesters’ demands

June 18, 2020

President Trump on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 addressed the issue of police brutality by taking executive action that would provide incentives for police departments to increase training about the use of force and to strengthen a national database to track misconduct. The president’s approach, which he announced at a Rose Garden event, seeks to leverage… [Read More]

White House budget proposal cuts $8.6 billion from HUD

February 20, 2020

Programs serving low-and-moderate income consumers to end or suffer severe cuts By Charlene Crowell Once again, the White House Budget Proposal slashes funding and programs that many low-and moderate-income consumers rely upon. From higher education to a repeated attack to deny the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau its full funding and financial independence from the annual… [Read More]

How to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in the age of Trump

January 23, 2020

By Jonathan Capehart Opinion writer On Sunday, I was invited to give the keynote address at a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., at Bethany Baptist Church in Newark. Judging by the reaction of the congregation, there is righteous anger and pain over what is happening in our country under… [Read More]

Trump renews racist attacks against Democratic Congresswomen

July 18, 2019

The president stoked his racist comments telling four progressive lawmakers of color to “go back” to other countries. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, continued his hate-filled attacks on a group of Democratic congresswomen of color, falsely accusing them of being “pro-terrorist” and “anti-USA.” Trump, who on Sunday, July 14, launched his racist… [Read More]

Donald Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers in rambling speech

March 15, 2018

In a campaign stop three days before a crucial special election for Congress, Donald Trump advocated the death penalty for drug dealers in the course of an hour-long rambling campaign style speech where he bashed television anchors, unveiled his re-election slogan and discussed nuclear arms negotiations with North Korea. He also mentioned the Republican candidate… [Read More]