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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
August 16, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? President Donald Trump spoke on Monday about the “Unite the Right” and counter-protest rallies that clashed on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia leading to three deaths and 34 injuries.   Trump was criticized by The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angel...

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

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

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 10, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Friday, President Donald Trump announced his backing of a proposed bill that would be “merit-based” in order to determine who is allowed to immigrate to the United States legally.   The US Senate bill, Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act (RAISE ...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 2, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Monday President Donald Trump fired Anthony Scaramucci from his position as the White House communications director.   On Friday, Scaramucci publically scolded members of the president’s senior staff in a message filled with profanity asking them to stop “leaking info...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
June 28, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Friday, President Donald Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 into law, which gives the VA more power to fire federal employees “quickly and effectively” and strengthens protections for VA whistleblowers, according...

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

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Saturday marked the 100th day in office for President Donald Trump. The President met with and spoke to supporters at a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At the same time, the White House Correspondent’s Dinner took place in Washington, D.C. It was the first time a president missed th...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? President Donald J. Trump announced on Monday his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, would head a new department named The White House Office of American Innovation.   The White House Office of American Innovation Trump unveiled his plan for the new department on Monday that will...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Saturday, President Donald J. Trump went on Twitter and said his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone lines at his residence at Trump Tower in New York.   President Trump blasted Obama through his verified social media account that accused the former leader of monitoring phone conversations in 20...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2017
Filed under Politics

What happened? On Tuesday President Donald Trump spoke to a joint congress session in Washington, D.C. The White House also banned several media outlets from a briefing on Friday.   Speech For the first time since taking office more than a month ago, Trump delivered a speech that seemed to try and unify the country. He...

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-elect

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

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Friday, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of United States. Here are some of the highlights from the ceremony:   Swearing-In At noon on Jan. 20, Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. Trump was jo...

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