In the weeks that have passed since Donald Trump's inauguration, millions of every day Americans have organized in protest against Donald Trump, his Republican enablers, and the extremist policies they are attempting to force on this country. These efforts contributed to the withdrawal of Andrew Puzder as Trump's secretary of labor, and led to an historic (but ultimately … [Read more...] about The Resistance is Growing: Govt. Employees Organizing To Block Trump’s Anti-Science Pick for EPA Chief
In recent weeks, the Republican party has been criticized for failing to hold Trump accountable for his erratic behavior, and for abandoning heretofore "core" principles of the GOP for the sake of political expediency. Privately, however, it appears many Republicans have grave concerns regarding Trump's competency to lead the nation - at least according to Senator … [Read more...] about Sen. Franken: Behind Closed Doors, Senate Republicans ‘Greatly Concerned’ About Trump
For months, Trump has had the world scratching its collective head wondering why he has been so subservient to Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin. From refusing to condemn Russian atrocities, to threatening the future of NATO, to picking pro-Russia cabinet appointees and advisers, to choosing to believe Putin's word over the findings of US intelligence agencies, Trump's … [Read more...] about FED UP: Pelosi Demands Investigation Into Russia-Trump Blackmail Allegations, ‘I want to know what the Russians have on Donald Trump’
With a seemingly endless stream of disastrous executive orders emanating from the White House, one of the few bright spots for Democrats has been the mobilization of millions of Americans who oppose Trump's policies. From the Women's March on Washington, to the many airport protests opposing Trump's immigrant ban, to letter-writing campaigns and beyond, people are speaking out … [Read more...] about Turning a March Into a Movement: Dems Hiring Operatives in Key Republican Districts for 2018 Campaigns
President Obama weighed in on Trump's anti-Muslim travel ban this week, encouraging opponents of the ban to exercise their constitutional rights to protest. Now, President Obama and his team are looking at ways to resist Trump's policies in a more holistic, organized and effective manner. Reports Politico: “Barack Obama and his aides expected to take on President Donald … [Read more...] about Disgusted By Trump’s Agenda, President Obama Organizing Resistance; Team is Closely Monitoring White House
Progressives in recent days have been outraged at the number of Senate Democrats who have rubber-stamped Trump's nominees to key cabinet positions. Now, Politico is reporting that Senate Democrats are planning to filibuster any Trump Supreme Court nominee, other than Obama's pick, Merrick Garland. Trump is set to announce his Supreme Court nominee on Tuesday. According to … [Read more...] about Sign of a Spine? Senate Dems Vow to Filibuster Trump’s Supreme Court Pick.
In the hours following Trump's anti-Muslim executive order prohibiting entry into the United States by citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, lawyers at the American Civil Liberties Union sprang into action, challenging Trump's orders in federal court. A judge granted a motion to stay Trump's order, meaning Trump's ban is temporarily suspended. In a stirring show of … [Read more...] about ACLU Raises $24 Million After Weekend Fighting Trump. Here is How You Can Help.
As the list of Trump's picks for key cabinet positions trickled out in recent months, Democrats voiced outrage at a number of candidates, for reasons including blatant conflicts of interest, woeful unpreparedness for the job, and extreme hostility toward the mission of a given government agency. Despite this vocal outrage, many Senate Democrats have nonetheless voted to … [Read more...] about ‘All Talk’ Democrats: Here is a List of the Senate Democrats Who Have Voted for Trump’s Cabinet Nominees
Donald Trump imposed a gag order on a number of government employees this week, a move widely viewed as an attempt to silence scientists from reporting on the dangers posed by climate change. As a result of the gag order, official government social media accounts have been shut down. Now, reports CNN, persons purporting to be government employees are fighting back by … [Read more...] about Government Employees Defy Trump’s Gag Order, Exercise Free Speech On ‘Alternative’ Government Accounts