Topic: Donald Trump

William Taylor Jr., acting ambassador to Ukraine, discussed a call where Trump discussed “investigations” into political opponents.

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As impeachment dominates D.C., students express tempered excitement

November 14, 2019 0 comments

As the public phase of the House of Representatives’ presidential impeachment inquiry commanded attention in the nation’s capital, students on College Hill tried to stay engaged with the news while focusing on more localized challenges: midterms.

Secondo ’16 GS: The quiet defenders of democratic values

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Secondo ’16 GS: The quiet defenders of democratic values

November 12, 2019 0 comments

Around the anniversary of the extrajudicial murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger ’03 delivered a stirring speech on campus about the mounting threat to journalism at home and abroad.

Shea ’21: Republican political stunt undermines democratic process

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Shea ’21: Republican political stunt undermines democratic process

October 31, 2019 0 comments

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, a faction of Republican members of the House of Representatives, around thirty strong, stormed into a closed door meeting where testimony relevant to the ongoing Trump impeachment inquiry was scheduled to be delivered.

University groups react to release of Mueller report

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University groups react to release of Mueller report

April 19, 2019 0 comments

Once Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report was released with redactions to the public Thursday, everyone from Capitol Hill to College Hill began sifting through the 448-page document, ready to respond to its revelations.

Trump issues executive order to protect campus free speech

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Trump issues executive order to protect campus free speech

March 22, 2019 0 comments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday afternoon designed to protect “free inquiry” on college campuses, which supporters have called a victory for free speech and opponents have criticized for government overreach.

Miller ’19: Free freedom of speech

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Miller ’19: Free freedom of speech

March 20, 2019 2 comments

On March 2, President Donald Trump announced his plan to issue an executive order in favor of free speech at public and private universities. Speaking before the Conservative Political Action conference, Trump outlined his proposal, which would also withhold federal aid to schools that do not comply.

Grundy ’20: Transgender military ban is unnecessary and bigoted

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Grundy ’20: Transgender military ban is unnecessary and bigoted

February 4, 2019 2 comments

Last month in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration’s ban on the participation of most transgender individuals in the military to take effect — another unfortunate and harsh blow to transgender people in the United States.

Protesters gathered at the R.I. State House yesterday to denounce the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, a move they believe puts Robert Mueller’s investigation in jeopardy.

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Protesters call for Senate to protect Mueller probe

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Community members surrounded the R.I. State House late Thursday afternoon to denounce President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.

Miller ’19: If I put my fingers in my ears, will dissent disappear?

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Miller ’19: If I put my fingers in my ears, will dissent disappear?

September 25, 2018 0 comments

What do the firing of a former Secretary of State, the hiring of an FBI director, the possibility of an onset of nuclear war with North Korea and the conspiracy against a Russian leaker have in common?

The resistance repeats

The resistance repeats

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The votes were in, and the result was outrage. The newly elected Republican administration left many students fearing the nation’s future.