Tag Archives: American writers

26May/17

Clinton predicts impeachment for Trump

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told graduates at a Commencement address at Wellesley College Friday, “We were furious about the past presidential election — of a man who’s presidency would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice.” Continue reading

13May/17

‘What is wrong with you?’ Michelle Obama asks as govt relaxes her school lunch rules

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 12, 2017) (NBC)- Former first lady Michelle Obama made her first high-profile public appearance on Friday (May 12) since leaving the White House in January.
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29Apr/17

Stars arrive for Trump-less White House press dinner

Journalists, politicians, and celebrities have arrived for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but there’s one person missing: the one who occupies the White House, President Donald Trump. Continue reading

27Feb/17

Barack Obama, next French president?

Four friends launch a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France’s 2017 presidential election.

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16Jan/17

Lewis: “Never, ever hate”

In his first public comments since getting into a war of words with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, civil rights icon John Lewis honors the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by telling a crowd of young men at a breakfast in Miami to, “never, ever hate.” Continue reading

15Jan/17
Collective punishment, Boycott, Civil disobedience, Community organizing, Academy Awards, Boycotts of Israel, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Oscars, Los Angeles

Anti-Trump protests kick off with Washington civil rights march

A week of protests ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president kicks off with a civil rights march in Washington by activists angry over the Republican’s comments on minority groups including Muslims and Mexicans. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

12Jan/17

U.S. senate votes to launch repeal of Obamacare

The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

10Jan/17

Race relations, economic recovery dominate Obama’s domestic policy legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
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06Jan/17

Biden to Trump: “Grow up”

In an interview with PBS NewsHour, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says President-elect Donald Trump needs to ‘grow up’. Continue reading

10Dec/16

Trump on “lock her up” chant: “We don’t care”

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump tells a crowd chanting, “lock her up” that “we don’t care” about prosecuting Hillary Clinton, now that the election is over. Continue reading