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Reacción de Frank Sharry a la nominación de Jeff Sessions

Compartimos la reacción de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, sobre la nominación del senador Jeff Sessions (R-AL) como Fiscal General del gobierno de Trump. “Otro día y otro ejemplo de cómo el presidente electo Trump está conformando los puestos más poderosos del gabinete y de consejero de la Casa Blanca en su gobierno … Continue reading »

Leading Democrats Stand Up to Trump’s Extremism, Stand Up for Latino Voters and Immigrants

“This is not a normal transition of power” In the aftermath of the 2016 election, key moments this week highlight the fact that some Democrats are ready to battle Trump with every fiber of their being. Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, said, “Every day brings fresh evidence that President-elect Donald Trump is determined … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry Reacts to Nomination of Jeff Sessions

Below is a reaction from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be Attorney General for the Trump Administration. “Another day, another example of how President-elect Trump is filling the most powerful cabinet positions and senior White House posts in his Administration with white nationalists and … Continue reading »

Trump Surrogate Cites Japanese Internment Camps As “Precedent” For Muslim Registry

This is not normal. Last night, Donald Trump surrogate Carl Higbie cited Japanese internment camps as “precedent” for the President-elect’s proposed horror show, a Muslim registry. A shocked Megyn Kelly admonished his claim, leaving Higbie — formerly of the “Great America PAC” — furiously attempting a backtrack. Trump surrogates are already citing Japanese internment camps from WW II … Continue reading »

12 Of The Worst Things About Top Trump Transition Advisor, Kris Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a key member of Donald Trump’s transition team, said the President-elect’s Administration “is considering a registry for immigrants from Muslim countries and the construction of a border wall without congressional approval,” according to POLITICO. Additionally, McClatchy reports that Kobach is being floated as a possible pick for the next … Continue reading »

“Trump Hate Map” Continues To Expand Following Donald Trump’s Victory

New FBI data shows a surge in hate crimes against minority groups, adding to “previous findings by researchers and outside monitors…who have noted an alarming rise in some types of crimes tied to the vitriol of this year’s presidential campaign,” noted the New York Times: In its report on Monday, the F.B.I. cataloged a total … Continue reading »

Trump’s Plan to Deport “Criminals” is a Ruse and a Pretext to Start Massive Deportations of Hardworking Families

On last night’s “60 Minutes,” Donald Trump pledged to immediately deport 2 to 3 million immigrants, stating that we need to remove “the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers.” Don’t be fooled. There are nowhere near 3 million dangerous, undocumented immigrants living in the United States.  Trump’s mass deportation plan would … Continue reading »

The New Chief Strategist To The President-Elect Is A White Nationalist. This Is Not Normal

Donald Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon — “the main driver behind Breitbart becoming a white ethno-nationalist propaganda mill” — was named chief strategist and senior counselor to the President-elect. Under Bannon’s leadership, “Breitbart’s publishing strategy turned to one that has made it the media arm of the racist Alternative-Right movement, publishing articles promoting popular white … Continue reading »

Donald Trump’s Candidacy Emboldened Racists. Now His Victory Has Given Them Permission To Double-Down

Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign emboldened racists and bigots to commit hateful acts against Latinos, immigrants, Muslim-Americans, and other already-marginalized groups. Now his Presidential victory has given them permission to double-down. In the hours since President-elect Trump’s victory, we’ve seen a flood of reports of Trump-inspired hate acts by his supporters. We’ve tracked these kinds of incidents on our “Trump … Continue reading »

Trump Campaign Throws Fit Over Latinos Early Voting In Nevada

A day after Latinos and immigrants lined up for hours on the last night of early voting in Nevada, the state’s GOP chairman and Donald Trump supporter claimed that “in Clark County, they kept a poll open till 10 o’clock at night so a certain group could vote.” “A certain group”…veiled racism much? Both Trump and … Continue reading »