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Bannon plays the blame game on “60 Minutes”

Commentary by Dermidio Juez-Perez Steve Bannon’s recent interview on the TV program “60 minutes” was alarming. It’s scary how different my reality is from his. The following are some of the most alarming – and controversial – statements that President Trump’s former White House chief strategist made during the interview: *While referring to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House …

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Ex-CIA agent raising money to buy Twitter, kick off Trump

Some people are getting fed up with how President Trump uses Twitter. Those people include Valerie Wilson, a former CIA agent who set up a GoFundMe campaign to become the largest shareholder on Twitter and ban Trump on the social media platform. As of this writing, the campaign had gathered donations from nearly 3,000 people in 13 days, adding up …

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Congressman Cleaver’s Statement Regarding DACA

  (Kansas City, MO) –  Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II released the following statement in regards to President Trump’s plans to effectively end the DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, program.   “Because I am an ordained United Methodist clergy, I cannot resist saying that Ezekiel 18 is clear, each individual is responsible for his/her own sins. Listen to the text: …

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Trump defends racism by pardoning Arpaio

Commentary by Dermidio Juez-Perez Traditionally, in the White House, Friday afternoons are quiet, uneventful days for U.S. presidential administrations. That hasn’t been the case with the Trump administration. Instead, President Trump has used Friday evenings to announce some of his most controversial decisions – all with the hope that Americans would be too busy with their weekends to notice. On …

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White House ousts Bannon as chief strategist

By Chara On Aug. 18, the White House announced Steve Bannon’s termination as chief strategist. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House press secretary, issued a statement confirming the news. “White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day,” the statement read. “We are grateful for his service and wish him the …

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Arpaio found guilty

By Melissa Arroyo After illegally profiling Latinos in Arizona for more than two decades, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio could face six months in jail. Arpaio, who proclaimed himself as “America’s toughest sheriff,” is facing legal consequences for blatantly encouraging law enforcement to detain any Latinos suspected of living in the country illegally and turning them over to federal …

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The GOP fails – yet again

Commentary by Dermidio Juez-Perez There seems to be as many Republican theories on what to do with America’s healthcare system as there are Republicans in America. On one side, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters on Aug. 3 the Republicans aren’t finished in their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a., “Obamacare”) “by a long shot.” “We …

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Trump supports bill to curb immigration

By Chara President Trump recently announced his support for legislation designed to curb immigration into the United States. Republican U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Tom Cotton have introduced a bill intended to reduce unskilled immigration. It’s also designed to support an immigration system that gives priority to skilled-labor immigration candidates. “As a candidate, I campaigned on creating a merit-based immigration …

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Colyer to succeed Brownback, pending Senate approval

By Melissa Arroyo Kansans might soon have a new governor. Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, a Republican from Hays, will succeed Gov. Sam Brownback once the U.S. Senate approves Brownback’s nomination to become ambassador at large for international religious freedom. Nominated by President Trump, Brownback will be expected to oversee a team of 25 people within the Department of State in …

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President Trump bans transgender people from the military

By Chara On July 27, President Trump announced a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military. Transgender people had been allowed to serve in the military since the Obama administration. The White House has stated that Trump’s reversal of the Obama policy is considered a military decision and nothing more. “After consultation with my generals and military experts, …

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