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Strong Resistance to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating of Trump and Sessions

If the Trump White House was hoping that Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ anti-immigrant scapegoating and newest threats against so-called “sanctuary cities” would help the Administration turn the page on a rough week and intimidate local leaders and jurisdictions into backing down, they can’t be happy with the reaction and resistance on display. Elected officials, law … Continue reading »

Fresh Off Healthcare Defeat, Trump Administration Turns to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating

The following is a quote from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responding to the appearance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions at today’s White House press briefing, and the administration’s new anti-immigrant scapegoating plan: It’s painfully obvious that the Trump Administration wants to change the subject to anything other than its humiliating … Continue reading »

Hey Jeff Sessions: What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don’t You Understand?

In bombshell political news, the Justice Department has revealed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his Senate confirmation hearings — by not disclosing two conversations he had with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign. Sessions’ statement last night declared that he has “never met with any Russian officials to discuss issues of … Continue reading »

Con la confirmación de Sessions, el gobierno de Trump se vincula aún más con el extremismo antiinmigrante

En respuesta a la confirmación en el Senado de Jeff Sessions como Fiscal General de Estados Unidos, la subdirectora de America’s Voice Education Fund, Lynn Tramonte, da a conocer el siguiente comunicado: “La noticia de que Jeff Sessions será el Fiscal General de nuestra nación significa que el gobierno de Trump está ahora aún más … Continue reading »

With Sessions Confirmation, Trump Administration Further Tied to Extremist Anti-Immigrant Worldview

In response to the Senate’s confirmation of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund Lynn Tramonte issued the following statement: “The news that Jeff Sessions will be our nation’s Attorney General means that the Trump Administration is now even more tied to a radical worldview hostile to all types … Continue reading »

El voto en el Senado sobre Sessions determinará si el ‘padrino intelectual’ de las órdenes ejecutivas de Trump será Fiscal General de la nación

Mientras el Senado se prepara a votar hoy más tarde sobre la nominación del senador Jeff Sessions para ser el Fiscal General de Estados Unidos, los senadores deberían estar plenamente conscientes de que tanto la visión del mundo que él ha tenido durante mucho tiempo, como su agenda de políticas públicas, son fundamentalmente hostiles hacia … Continue reading »

Senate Vote on Jeff Sessions to Determine If “Intellectual Godfather” Behind Trump Executive Orders Will Be Nation’s Attorney General

As the Senate gears up to vote later today on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States, Senators should be fully aware that Sessions’ longstanding worldview and policy agenda is cohesive and fundamentally hostile to immigration and the changing demographics of America – and has been on display … Continue reading »

Read The Coretta Scott King Letter That Struck Fear In Mitch McConnell’s Heart

Perhaps Sen. Mitch McConnell has never heard of the “Streisand Effect”? Wiki calls it “the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely.” That’s exactly what happened last night, after a cowardly move from McConnell. It all started when Sen. Elizabeth Warren … Continue reading »

Reminders Why Any Senator Voting for Jeff Sessions Will Own Everything He Does as AG

As Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination moves closer to a Senate vote, vote counters are predicting that he will likely be confirmed. But the prospect of installing Jeff Sessions as the highest law enforcement officer in America is a frightening prospect for anyone who cares about civil rights. According to Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education … Continue reading »

Two Chilling Takeaways from Week One of the Trump Presidency

One week into the Trump presidency makes clear two chilling takeaways. “First, the real power in the Trump administration lies with officials bearing extreme nativist world views and ties to the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements,” said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund.   “And second, Trump and his nativist allies fully intend to … Continue reading »