I have covered presidential debates for thirty-two years and what I saw Tuesday night in Cleveland, Ohio was not a debate, but rather a disaster that provoked supreme pity and shame. The only one responsible was the chaotic president Donald Trump who, unable to decently exchange ideas turned to interruptions, childish taunts, base personal attacks,… Continue »

A fearful President Trump is losing and he knows it. So he’s reaching for his political comfort food – stoking racial division and turning to anti-immigrant politics.  Just like elections in 2017, 2018 and 2019, the American people are sick of the divisiveness and set to reject his racism and xenophobia. The majority of Americans… Continue »

Llevo 32 años cubriendo debates presidenciales y lo que presencié la noche del martes desde Cleveland, Ohio, no fue un debate sino un desastre que provocó vergüenza ajena. El único responsable fue el caótico presidente Donald Trump, quien al no poder intercambiar ideas decentemente recurrió a interrupciones, niñerías, bajos ataques personales, mentiras desvergonzadas  y, de… Continue »

America’s Voice   Pity and shame after a chaotic, gutter-level presidential debate Trump Reaches for Political Comfort Food – Stoking Racial Fear, Violence and Xenophobia. It Won’t Work Vergüenza ajena tras un caótico debate de bajo nivel presidencial English Common Dreams Trump Tax Schemes an Indictment of System That Allows Him to Pay Less Than… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, undocumented immigrants, advocates, attorneys, and immigration stakeholders gathered on a press call to discuss how immigrant taxes are found to be in the billions but President Donald Trump pays little to none in taxes. Time and time again, we hear Pres. Donald Trump’s negative comments… Continue »

Xenophobia remains Donald Trump’s political comfort food. It’s his signature policy issue. He ran on it in 2016 and 2018. It’s a major topic in his 2020 rally speeches. So while immigration is not on the formal agenda tonight, don’t be surprised if he brings it up. In case he does, here is our take… Continue »

America’s Voice   Experts Discuss Billions In Taxes Paid By Immigrants, While Trump Pays $750 or Nothing At All If Immigration Comes Up at Tonight’s Debate… English New York Times Trump Deflects Questions About Taxes, but First Debate Has a New Issue By Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear September 29, 2020 Politico Trump —… Continue »

While Donald Trump seeks reelection in the race against Democrat Joe Biden, the question is, as in the 2016 cycle, why a percentage of Latinos continue supporting a president who has offended the Latino community with rhetoric and public policy; who has flirted with white supremacists; who is anti-immigrant and is precisely not the model… Continue »

No son los únicos: los inmigrantes indocumentados pagan $11,700 millones en impuestos anualmente Washington, DC – Luego de darse a conocer anoche información sobre los impuestos de Donald Trump, una de las antiguas indocumentadas que él explotó recurrió a su cuenta de Twitter para mostrar sus propias contribuciones fiscales y subrayar el hecho de que los propios… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “The border wall epitomizes Trump’s presidency: built on racism, corruption, lies, scandal and incompetence, it’s falling apart before our very eyes.” “60 Minutes” ran a story on the border wall last night that featured bombshell revelations:  “Three former administration officials tell 60 Minutes that President Trump quote ‘pressured” government officials to direct wall… Continue »