It Is Up to Us to Stop Them After Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, it’s clear the Republican party has decided to embrace the dark, dangerous, and divisive vision of America that was peddled from the gold plated podium last night. Donald Trump showed no... Continue »
On Twitter and on television, observers had visceral reactions to Donald Trump’s nomination speech outlining a dark, dangerous vision of America. On CNN, Nicolle Wallace, a former George W. Bush aide and senior adviser to the 2008 McCain campaign, declared her party “dead.” “The voters picked this guy,” Wallace said.... Continue »
The Republican National Convention’s “tweet-ticket” featured a tweet from a white nationalist group — again. “Tonight I’m with you, I will fight for you, and I will WIN for you!” -Donald J Trump It’s time to start WINNING again!#TrumpIsWithYou — Western Triumph (@Western_Triumph) July 22, 2016 From Talking Points... Continue »
The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, reacting to the prepared remarks of Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention: “Donald Trump started his campaign by calling Mexicans rapists. Tonight, he accepted the Republican nomination by strongly implying that undocumented immigrants are murderers. “Trump’s fearmongering, of course, is... Continue »
Latino and immigrant voters in swing states watch Donald Trump 10:15PM EST ???? — VIRIDIANA VIDAL (@VIRIVIDAL) July 22, 2016 And The Clown Is Up @AmericasVoice @BattleBornProg — VIRIDIANA VIDAL (@VIRIVIDAL) July 22, 2016 Photo via @VIRIVIDAL: Immigrant families listening to the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Donald Trump.... Continue »
By Maribel Hastings and David Torres: With the chant “We are here and we’re not leaving; if you want a wall, we’ll give you a wall,” immigrants and pro-immigrant activists deployed an “anti-Donald Trump wall” made of fabric in the protest zone at Public Square and then through the... Continue »
A speech from a little-known State Senator from Kentucky was one of the many awkward moments (Thanks, Ted!) from last night’s Republican National Convention, not for what he said, but how he said it. State Senator Ralph Alvarado, the first Latino elected to state office in the state, delivered... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “As Donald Trump becomes the head of the Republican Party, the Republican Party becomes defined by his racism and nativism” Tonight, when Donald Trump speaks to the Republican convention as the official Republican nominee, it will represent the coronation of a man who is advancing a dangerous... Continue »
Over the past weeks, in a ploy to appeal to moderate voters, both Senator Richard Burr and Governor Pat McCrory repeatedly said they would not attend the Republican National Convention. In a striking reversal, both officials traveled to Cleveland this week to support the coronation of Donald Trump. Though Burr and... Continue »
Yesterday, a coalition of hundreds of activists locked arm-in-arm erected a human “wall” outside the Quickens Loan Arena in Cleveland, the site of this year’s Republican National Convention. With messages of “Wall Off Trump,” “No Papers, No Fear,” “We Are The Immigrants, Mighty Mighty Immigrants” on their “wall banners,”... Continue »