Trump Chooses Politics & Ideology over Public Health and Safety Every Time Max Boot’s newest syndicated column describes how the Trump administration “is not letting the coronavirus crisis go to waste … in the name of protecting America from the coronavirus, Trump has been able to achieve a xenophobe’s dream.” According to Pili Tobar, Deputy… Continue »

Just when there was no reason to remember the existence of an inoperative wall on the southern border, since the biggest worry in this precise moment is and must be the containment of the lethal coronavirus pandemic, one of the most insufferable and recurring topics of conversation from today’s United States leader has re-emerged. Even… Continue »

The U.S. economy is tanking. Tens of thousands of Americans have lost their lives. President Trump has no plan and (while not wearing a mask) is washing his hands of his responsibility to lead the nation through the worst crisis of our lifetime. His reelection prospects are threatened. So, what are Trump and his lackeys… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “No matter how much he tries, he can’t paint over failure” The following is a statement from Frank Sharry in response to a Washington Post report that President Trump is pushing to spend $500 million to paint the border wall black: We are in the middle of the greatest crisis of our lifetime.… Continue »

As President Trump visits Arizona today, tough questions ought to surface for Senate candidate Martha McSally who has stood steadfastly with the President throughout the Covid-19 fiasco emanating from the White House. Specifically, she should be called upon to defend why she has allowed the President to divert $18 billion or more away from the… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here   Earlier today, experts and activists gathered on a call to discuss pushing the administration to permanently halt the construction of the border wall and shift the funding to save lives during the COVID-19 outbreak. The recent funding for a firm linked to the administration to build… Continue »

Instead of Money for Tests, Masks and Ventilators, Trump Diverts Spending   Even a pandemic can’t distract President Trump from his politically motivated border wall obsession, which continues to be a singular priority for his administration. New reports from Reuters and The Daily Beast drive home that point, finding that the Trump administration has opened… Continue »

“For these two, it’s not about our public health, it’s about their political survival. It’s not about saving our lives, it’s about mobilizing their voters.” President Trump is more focused on his political standing and his re-election prospects than on the once-in-a-lifetime global health crisis that should be his all-consuming focus. Trump and Stephen Miller… Continue »

WaPost Editorial: “Trump Weaponizes the Pandemic” Throughout the Trump presidency, President Trump and Stephen Miller have relentlessly advanced a cruel anti-immigrant agenda to maintain the president’s political connection with his base and to pursue the long-sought policy goals of the nativist fringe. Now, they are using the pandemic to go even farther and to justify… Continue »

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During a Public Health Crisis Requiring Deft Policy Responses, Trump and GOP Focus on Politics and Power We’re in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime global health crisis that should be the all consuming focus of a presidential administration. Instead, the Trump administration continues to escalate its relentless anti-immigrant political agenda despite the fact it will,… Continue »