Category: Trump Administration

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Jan
2021

Dustin Higgs Scheduled To Be Final Federal Inmate Executed Under Trump AdministrationDustin Higgs Scheduled To Be Final Federal Inmate Executed Under Trump Administration

The last federal inmate scheduled to be executed under the Trump administration was slated to die Friday, numerous sources reported. Dustin Higgs, 48, will be the thirteenth inmate to be executed since July, when the U.S. resumed executions for the first time in 17 years. He will also be the last inmate to be executed […]

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Oct
2020

Trump Administration Places New Sanctions On Iranian Oil IndustryTrump Administration Places New Sanctions On Iranian Oil Industry

October 26, 2020 5:46 PM ET The U.S. Treasury Department implemented new sanctions on key parts of Iran’s oil industry Monday, according to a statement released by the Department.  The sanctions are in response to Iranian support for the Quds Force, according to the statement. The Quds Force is a paramilitary and espionage wing of […]

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Oct
2020

Top GOP Fundraiser Charged With Acting As Foreign Agent, Is Expected To Plead GuiltyTop GOP Fundraiser Charged With Acting As Foreign Agent, Is Expected To Plead Guilty

Elliott Broidy, a former top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy for failing to disclose that he was acting on behalf of foreign officials when lobbying the US government to drop a criminal investigation, CNN reported. Prosecutors accused Broidy of violating a foreign lobbying law […]

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Sep
2020

China Expanding Uyghur Detainment Camps According To New ReportChina Expanding Uyghur Detainment Camps According To New Report

September 24, 2020 4:36 PM ET The Chinese government has been building new, more secure detainment camps for Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, according to a new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI).  At least 61 detention sites have seen new construction or expansions since July of 2019, and at least 14 facilities are […]

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Sep
2020

EPA Postpones ‘Structural Racism And Environmental Justice’ Training Due To Trump’s Order On Critical Race Theory In Federal AgenciesEPA Postpones ‘Structural Racism And Environmental Justice’ Training Due To Trump’s Order On Critical Race Theory In Federal Agencies

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will postpone a training that is part of a series on “Structural Racism and Environmental Justice” following President Donald Trump’s order for federal agencies to cease critical race theory trainings, Politico reported. The series reportedly focused on “how addressing structural racism is indeed highly relevant to EPA’s mission and key […]

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Sep
2020

Democratic Lawmakers Rebuke Trump Administration For Moving To End ‘Critical Race Theory’ Trainings At Federal AgenciesDemocratic Lawmakers Rebuke Trump Administration For Moving To End ‘Critical Race Theory’ Trainings At Federal Agencies

Democratic lawmakers rebuked President Donald Trump’s administration for moving to end critical race theory training at federal agencies, accusing Trump of dismissing the country’s racism, according to a statement.  Democratic Representatives Judy Chu of California, Joaquin Castro of Texas, and Karen Bass of California called on the administration to reverse the decision, which was announced […]

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Sep
2020

Saudi Arabia Allows Flights To And From UAE To Pass Through Its Airspace, Including Israeli FlightsSaudi Arabia Allows Flights To And From UAE To Pass Through Its Airspace, Including Israeli Flights

September 03, 2020 1:14 PM ET Saudi Arabia announced it will allow flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to fly through Saudi airspace Wednesday, thanks to lobbying from the Trump administration, according to Axios. The UAE had requested that Saudi Arabia allow commercial flights to fly over Saudi airspace, as previously reported […]

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May
2020

Communist Party Of China Sends Out Official Missive On American Coronavirus ‘Lies’Communist Party Of China Sends Out Official Missive On American Coronavirus ‘Lies’

The Chinese Communist Party has responded to what it calls “preposterous allegations and lies” from U.S. politicians about the origins and growth of the coronavirus. The objective of the 30 page defense of Chinese policy is to exonerate China of any responsibility for releasing the COVID-19 virus upon the world and comes as many in […]

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Apr
2020

States Ask Supreme Court To Allow Noncitizens Access To Public Health CareStates Ask Supreme Court To Allow Noncitizens Access To Public Health Care

April 14, 2020 4:09 PM ET The states of New York, Connecticut and Vermont asked the Supreme Court to bar regulations set by the Trump administration which penalize noncitizens who seek health benefits, claiming immigrants should receive the same access to healthcare amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The regulation is impending efforts to stop the spread […]

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