Trump Archive

Muslim Advocates: Trump Incapable of Governing a Strong and Diverse Nation

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslims Advocates, in response to President Donald Trump’s continued hostility toward immigrants, people of color, Muslims and many other American communities: “President Trump is clearly incapable of governing a country as diverse and strong as the United States. America is not

Trump seeks rollback of internationally agreed upon coal restrictions

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a speech today, Trump announced his intention to remove restrictions on public financing of coal projects overseas. If successful, this could violate an Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) agreement that went into effect January 1, 2017. The OECD Export Credit Group, which the United States is a party

Trump to dismantle clean water protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Trump administration ordered a review of the Clean Water Rule, which could roll back critical protections for streams and wetlands and put the drinking water sources for millions of Americans at risk from pollution. Finalized in 2015, the Clean Water Rule clearly defined the waterways subject to protection under the

Obama moves to protect millions of acres of ocean from Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama withdrew 115 million acres of the Arctic Ocean and 21 underwater canyons in the Atlantic Ocean from future oil and gas development. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act vests the president with the authority to withdraw unleased offshore areas from future oil and gas drilling. President Obama has already used this law to protect

The environmental resistance will stand against Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President-elect Donald Trump threatens our environment and we vow to fight him every step of the way. Like Sen. Bernie Sanders, Trump tapped into a deep resentment about the governing establishment of both the Democratic and Republican Parties. He spoke using fear, suspicion, racism and hate to people who felt the government

Is Trump the beginning of the end for democracy?

The most startling aspect of the current primary campaign is the surge of Donald Trump, despite or perhaps because he breaks all the rules. He crudely insults women, proposes to seize the Middle Eastern oil fields and wants to build a vast wall with Mexico with the Mexicans are somehow to pay for. He is