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Reps. Chu and Gallego, Immigration Reform Advocates Respond to Donald Trump’s Attacks on Judge Curiel, Implications for Entire GOP

On a press call today Congresswoman Judy Chu of California, Congressman Ruben Gallego of Arizona, and Frank Sharry of America’s Voice discussed Donald Trump’s attacks on the respected Judge Gonzalo Curiel, why these comments are so offensive, and the ways in which the presumed GOP nominee’s candidacy may affect Latino turnout and down ballot races across the … Continue reading »

Trump Reportedly Orders His Campaign To Keep Up Attacks On Judge Curiel

Donald Trump is tripling down — or quadrupling down? It’s so hard to keep track anymore — on his racist attacks against Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel. From Bloomberg Politics: An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge’s Mexican ancestry during a conference call on Monday … Continue reading »

Latina Republican Rips Into Donald Trump: He “Is Hurting This Country. No More Silence. No Mas”

GOP strategist and CNN commentator Ana Navarro ripped into Donald Trump during two TV appearances last week, showing the courage severely lacking from Republican leaders who are still supporting him even after his racist attacks on a federal judge. “It is highly offensive as a Hispanic. What he is doing is wagging the dog,” Navarro told CNN’s … Continue reading »

ICYMI: David Leopold: “The Inexplicable Inaction of Trump’s Lawyers”

In a new piece up on Medium, David Leopold, an immigration attorney and former president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, strongly questions the silence of Donald Trump’s lawyers in reaction to his latest racist remarks regarding Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the well-revered U.S. District Judge who presides over the Trump University fraud case. As Leopold notes, in accordance with the … Continue reading »

El abierto racismo de Trump debería ser inaceptable en Estados Unidos en 2016

Washington, DC – Ya nadie puede tratar de justificar lo que siempre ha sido obvio: Donald Trump, el nominado republicano para presidente, es un racista. Aun antes de que Trump iniciara su campaña, jugueteaba con el llamado movimiento que clama por los “certificados de nacimiento”, el cual era un ataque abiertamente racista contra el presidente … Continue reading »

Trump’s Overt Racism Should Be Unacceptable in 2016 America

Washington, DC – No longer can anyone try to explain away what has long been obvious: Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for President, is a racist. Even before Trump began his campaign, he was cavorting with the so-called “birther” movement, which was a blatantly racist attack on President Obama. On the day Trump launched his … Continue reading »

Fox’s Megyn Kelly Blasts Donald Trump For Bigoted Attacks On Judge: “This Is Out Of Line”

Fox News host Megyn Kelly ripped Donald Trump for his outrageous attacks on US District Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Trump has claimed Judge Curiel is unfit to hear Cohen v. Trump, the civil fraud lawsuit against “Trump University,” simply because he is Latino. Judge Curiel, a well-respected jurist who received death threats as a prosecutor for … Continue reading »

As Trump Hurls Racist Insults at Respected Federal Judge, Paul Ryan Endorses and GOP Responds to Trump’s Racism with Deafening Silence

Merger Now Complete: Trump and GOP One and the Same In yet another outrageous and indefensible attack, Donald Trump said yesterday that Judge Curiel, a well-respected federal judge, is unfit to hear Cohen v. Trump, the civil fraud lawsuit against Trump University, simply because of his ethnicity.  This latest racist broadside from Trump happened on the same day Speaker … Continue reading »

ICYMI: New York Times Editorial: The Dangers of Donald Trump’s “Racially Tinged” Attack on Judge Curiel

An editorial in yesterday’s New York Times, “Donald Trump and the Judge,” echoes a point we have been trying to make – that we cannot allow Trump’s nativism and lies to go unchallenged or become normalized. Reacting to Trump’s race-baiting attack on the judge overseeing the Trump University class action lawsuit, the Times editorial states that, “Mr. Trump has said so many … Continue reading »