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Faith and Civic Leaders Demand Sen. Portman Rescind Trump Endorsement

As the firestorm surrounding Donald Trump’s latest racist comments grows, Ohio faith and civic leaders are demanding Sen. Rob Portman rescind his endorsement of Trump or own the GOP leader’s words. Throughout his campaign Trump has made headlines with his racism, sexism, and disgusting attacks on the disabled. And yet, Senator Portman endorsed Trump just last month – long … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Michael Gerson: “The Party of Lincoln is Dying”

“The process of unendorsing Trump is humiliating, but only for a moment. The honor of choosing rightly, when it mattered most, will endure.” After a week of controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s comments regarding Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel, Republican leaders have been grappling with how to deal with the overt racism of their party’s standard bearer. … Continue reading »

All Floridians Deserve to Live In a Trump-free Zone

On Thursday, Sen. Rubio tried to create some safe space between him and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, “We’re in a Trump-free zone today. I’m working on a lot of other stuff,” while trying to evade any discussion of Trump’s comments against Judge Gonzalo Curiel. When pressed further, he replied “I didn’t see it, guys. I’m working … Continue reading »

Reps. Chu and Gallego, Immigration Reform Advocates Respond to Donald Trump’s Attacks on Judge Curiel, Implications for Entire GOP

On a press call today Congresswoman Judy Chu of California, Congressman Ruben Gallego of Arizona, and Frank Sharry of America’s Voice discussed Donald Trump’s attacks on the respected Judge Gonzalo Curiel, why these comments are so offensive, and the ways in which the presumed GOP nominee’s candidacy may affect Latino turnout and down ballot races across the … Continue reading »

Gov. Brian Sandoval Still Won’t Fully Revoke His Support of Trump, While Rep. Joe Heck Twists Himself Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

On Tuesday, Gov. Brian Sandoval was asked to respond to Trump’s recent attacks on Judge Curiel. By now, everyone knows where Donald Trump stands, and his anti-Latino comments have been condemned widely across the country as the textbook definition of racism. However, instead of rescinding his support to Trump’s candidacy for President, Gov. Sandoval continues to … Continue reading »

GOP Must Dump Trump or Own Him

They Need to Answer for Trump’s Racist Remarks, and His Racist Policies Yesterday, Republican Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) said, regarding Donald Trump and his sustained attacks on Judge Gonzalo Curiel, “His comments over the weekend are authenticating what I believe is the man’s character… Something that walks like a duck, talks like a duck, is likely … Continue reading »

Senator Burr Twists Himself Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

Yesterday, Senator Richard Burr was asked to respond to Trump’s recent attacks on Judge Curiel, which have been widely condemned across the country as the textbook definition of racism. In a bizarre twist of linguistic gymnastics and moral flexibility, Burr was able to simultaneously declare that the comments were inappropriate but saw no reason to … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Donald Trump’s Racism Would Nauseate Abraham Lincoln”

By Continuing to Support the Republican Nominee, Ohio Officials Like Sen. Portman Have “Cut a Deal with the Devil” After Donald Trump’s comments questioning Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s impartiality due to his Hispanic heritage, it’s clear that the presumptive Republican nominee is espousing an overtly racist view. In a new column on Cleveland.com, Brent Larkin explores the … Continue reading »

Republicans Twisting Themselves Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

This isn’t about tone, this is about a battle for the soul of America Despite the fact that Donald Trump’s comments about Judge Gonzalo Curiel have been rightly criticized as “racist” by leaders from across the political spectrum, most Republican elected officials and candidates are continuing to support their presumptive nominee. So far among Senate … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Applauds Dreamers and Litigators Standing Up for American Ideals

National Immigration Law Center (NILC) announced today that the private information of certain individuals who received three-year work permits under the 2012 DACA program will remain confidential, for now. Last week NILC, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the ACLU of Texas filed a lawsuit on behalf of four individuals whose personal information was at risk … Continue reading »