THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 SATURDAY SEPT. 7, 2019: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CONSIDERS TO CUT REFUGEE ADMISSIONS The White House has been discussing cutting refugee admissions to the United States in the upcoming year. They have been discussing different options, all of them hurting the worldwide refugee crisis. One option discussed would cut refugeeContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: SEPTEMBER 13, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JULY 12, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JULY 12, 2019 SATURDAY JULY 6, 2019: I.C.E. RAIDS TO START “FAIRLY SOON” Pres. Trump announced that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) raids in communities would begin “fairly soon”, which is as soon as the upcoming weekend. During interviews he told reporters that he doesn’t consider them as raids, but I.C.E.Continue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JULY 12, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JULY 5, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JULY 5, 2019 SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2019: PRES. TRUMP APPEALS JUDGE’S BORDER WALL RULING A federal judge had recently blocked the Trump administration from using $2.5 million to construct a wall along the southern border of Mexico. On Saturday, Pres. Trump announced that they will be appealing that decision and believeContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JULY 5, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JUNE 28, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JUNE 28, 2019 SUNDAY JUNE 23, 2019: FORMER CONGRESSMAN JOE SESTAK ANNOUNCES 2020 PRESIDENTIAL RUN Retired Navy Admiral and former Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Sestak, announced on his website that he will be joining the 2020 Presidential race and the already crowded Democratic field. Sestak was also a part of former U.S.Continue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JUNE 28, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JUNE 7, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JUNE 7, 2019 SUNDAY JUNE 2, 2019: PRES. TRUMP CALLS MEXICO “ABUSER” OF THE UNITED STATES In a tweet on Sunday, Pres. Trump mentioned that Mexico is an “abuser” of the United States because they have not “stopped” the migrants coming in from Central America. Pres. Trump is threatening to imposeContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: JUNE 7, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: MAY 31, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: MAY 31, 2019 MONDAY MAY 27, 2019: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION EXPANDS BORDER PROCESSING The number of migrants has increased to 100,000 each month crossing the southern border of Texas. Due to the increased amount, the Trump administration has decided to fly migrants to San Diego, TX and bus them to centers inContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: MAY 31, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 26, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 26, 2019 MONDAY APRIL 22, 2019: MASSACHUSETTS REPRESENTATIVE JOINS 2020 PRESIDENTIAL RACE U.S. Representative of Massachusetts, Seth Moulton (D-MA), announced that he is joining the 2020 Presidential race. Moulton is an Iraq War veteran and he has gained attention in the past, because he tried to lead efforts for DemocratsContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 26, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 19, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 19, 2019 SUNDAY APRIL 14, 2019: PETE BUTTIGIEG FORMALLY ANNOUNCES PRESIDENTIAL BID The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg, formally announced his 2020 Presidential run on Sunday. Since announcing his exploratory committee, he has been able to raise over $7 million, winning a spot at the primary Democratic debatesContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 19, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 12, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 12, 2019 SUNDAY APRIL 7, 2019: D.H.S. SECRETARY RESIGNING Kirstjen Nielsen who is the Secretary of Homeland Security will be leaving the Trump administration. The current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, Kevin McAleenan, will temporarily be taking over her position as secretary in the D.H.S. Nielsen was known asContinue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 12, 2019”

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 5, 2019

THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 5, 2019 SATURDAY MARCH 30, 2019: PRES. TRUMP ORDER ON OIL LEASING OVERTURNED The Trump administration had ordered an expanded oil leasing program at the beginning of 2019 into the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, reversing Obama’s order to protect them from such events. A federal judge in Alaska, overturned Pres.Continue reading “THIS WEEK IN POLITICS: APRIL 5, 2019”