Trump’s Economy: Part I

By Walker Curtis Throughout President Trump’s tumultuous campaign, economic issues took center stage time and time again.  From trade, to jobs, to private sector growth, President Trump made his intentions clear: “America First.” The slogan extended not only to foreign policy, but also to an “all American” economic policy, one aimed at bringing back the…

National Security or Criminalization?

By Nidia Corona-Gonzalez, NYU Florence The immigration policies that President Trump’s administration has put forth thus far communicate a defensive stance towards migrants and have produced much civil unrest. On January 25, he introduced his first executive order regarding immigration: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements. This order calls for the building of the wall…

Day 90 of the Trump Administration

By Lukas Villarin Day 90 of Trump’s presidency focused on international relations, opening with the Vice President’s speech warning North Korea against any aggressive actions. “Those who would challenge our resolve or readiness should know, we will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American…

Day 81 of the Trump Administration

By Lukas Villarin Day 81 of President Trump’s administration finds the American and Russian governments butting heads over Syria. According to The Washington Post, Trump officials made a demand that Russia cease its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or “face a further deterioration in its relations with the United States.” The night before his…

Days 63-70

by Lukas Villarin March 23-30 – A stunning blow was delivered to Trump and his administration Friday, March 24, when the bill that was to repeal “Obamacare,” otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act, was pulled mere moments before the vote. Despite heavy lobbying the week before, Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump would not have…

Days 47-54 of the Trump Administration

This week in Trump’s presidency brings up a stock of new issues with WikiLeaks’ release of thousands of documents detailing the C.I.A.’s hacking operations and techniques. According to The New York Times, “There is no evidence that the C.I.A. hacking tools have been used against Americans,” but WikiLeaks affirm that both Apple and Android smartphones…

Day 37 and 38 of Trump’s Administration

Last weekend finds Trump’s administration facing fierce criticism as its first full month in office draws to a close. Trump’s policies on immigration come under fire while he continues to deny allegations of Russian involvement in the election. On Saturday, The Washington Post reported events that transpired on Wednesday at Houston International Airport when Henry…