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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 26, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? Senior Adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC) on Monday about the potential collusion between Trump and Russia.   The investigation, initiated by the FBI and SIC in May, is centered around...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 19, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? President Donald Trump met privately with Russian leader Vladimir Putin a second time on July 7 at the G20 Summit, an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies, in Hamburg, Germany.   Hours into the annual summit, Trump made his w...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 31, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Tuesday night President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted, “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” The mysterious word caused an eruption on social media, but the real news came Wednesday morning when several news sources reported that Trump will pull out of th...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? According to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week.   During a meeting with Russian officials earlier this month, Trump gave classified information...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Last Thursday, President Donald Trump gave the U.S. military the green light to launch a targeted airstrike on a government air base in Syria that killed six people.   According to a statement that Trump delivered from Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida on April 6, the strike was a...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Monday, President Donald Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security advisor to replace former national security advisor and retired army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, who was fired last week for withholding information from Vice President Mike Pence.   McMaste...

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Craig Collins Ph.D.,
CSUEB Lecturer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

Craig Collins, Ph.D. teaches political science and environmental law at California State University East Bay and was a founding member of the Green Party of California. If events in Washington (and Moscow) continue to unfold as they have over the last few months, it appears that the groundsw...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Gallup, a research and consulting company known for its opinion polls, announced on Monday that President Donald J. Trump’s American approval rating reached an all-time low in their daily poll since he took office on Jan. 20.   The newest poll found that only 40 percent of America...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

What happened? In a two-minute video announcement on Nov. 21, Donald J. Trump announced a list of policy plans for the first 100 days after his Jan. 20 inauguration. Here’s where he stands on a few of the issues now: Trade Issue a notification of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a global trade...

U.S. report paints bleak picture of human rights

U.S. report paints bleak picture of human rights

Tracy Wilkinson,
Los Angeles Times
April 14, 2016
Filed under Metro, Politics

The Obama administration castigated China and Russia on Wednesday for their attempts to use legislation to criminalize basic expressions of free speech, religious practice and other civil liberties. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, in releasing the State Department’s annual report on human rights in co...

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
June 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Corruption, racketeering, bribery, wire fraud and money laundering were among the charges levied against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives connected to the soccer corruption case. On May 27, the United States Department of Justice announced indictments against those 14 officials connected to soccer’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale ...

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