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Trump ‘strongly looking’ at releasing migrants in Dem cities

President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on immigration and border security on April 5 at the U.S. Border Patrol Calexico Station in Calexico, Calif. Trump said Friday he is considering sending

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press

April 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing "Illegal Immigrants" into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast...

State of the union address calls for unity; President also takes aim at ‘ridiculous partisan investigations’

State of the union address calls for unity; President also takes aim at 'ridiculous partisan investigations'

Kevin Donahue, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019

President Donald Trump called the state of the union “strong” during his Tuesday address to Congress and the nation. In the 82-minute speech, which is the second longest in American history, President Trump reiterated familiar talking points including the defense of American jobs, improving in...

Nation & World Briefs: January 9

Billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference where he announced his decision not to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Gracie Saucedo, Online Editor

January 9, 2019

Trump stalks out of shutdown session with Dems -- 'Bye-bye' President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after — as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his d...

Destiny of DACA: With deadline passed, millions are uneasy

Yamini Bangarusamy, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018

Easter festivities over the weekend were tinged with distress as President Trump tweeted “NO MORE DACA DEAL.” This tweet follows a series of unsuccessful negotiations between the two political parties over the future of DACA and the fate of over 3 million undocumented immigrants who came to Ameri...

The transparency of Trump’s lies

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address, and  Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan sit behind him. (PHOTO COURTESY OF Tribune News Service)

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2018

On Jan. 30, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. Trump tackled taxation, unemployment, immigration, foreign policy and other topics in the 90-minute speech. News outlets were quick to release fact-checks of the information stated by Trump, with the New York Times citing 15 dif...

Jerusalem: the capital for the Jewish people

Jerusalem: the capital for the Jewish people

Michael Adato, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018

In a time of high tensions in the Middle East, it is of the utmost importance that the actuality on the ground is recognized by both sides. The United States has historically seen bipartisan support for Israel, and the President’s decision to recognize Jerusalem the capital of Israel on Dec. 6, 20...

Political groups react to Trump’s first State of the Union

President Trump stuck to his script and promoted his “America First” policies.
(Photo courtesy of the Associated Press)

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

February 5, 2018

President Trump’s first State of the Union address was, like everything the president does, divisive. Democrats denounced his racially charged rhetoric in his immigration talking points, and Republicans applauded his unwavering adherence to the speech’s script – an unusual phenomenon for the not...

Aftermath of the shutdown

Jose Luis Magana  | AP

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

January 29, 2018

President Donald Trump ended the government shutdown by signing a bill early last week to reinstate funds after a three-day deadlock in the Congress. The bill extends funding for the government until Feb. 8, giving Congress over three weeks to come to a conclusion about an official spending bill. On...

DePaul’s Haitian community sees country moving forward every day

The School of Choice in Saint-Domingue serves children born into poverty through the Vincentian family’s Haiti Initiative. DePaul professor Laura Hartman founded the the school in 2010.
(Photo courtesy of The School of Choice)

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 22, 2018

In 1779, in the midst of the Revolutionary War, American revolutionaries descended upon Savannah, Georgia to lay siege to the British-held city. Although the Americans were at a great tactical disadvantage, they had a trick up their sleeves, which came in the form of some 550 “gens de couleur” ...

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Protesters demonstrate ahead of Pennsylvania's 58th Electoral College at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. The demonstrators were waving signs and chanting in freezing temperatures Monday morning as delegates began arriving at the state Capitol to cast the state's electoral votes for president. (Matt Rourke | AP Photo)

Associated Press

December 19, 2016

And you thought Election Day was in November. Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House. Protesters gathered at some state capitals, but they are unlikely to persuade the Ele...

Under Trump, minority students need to unite

Under Trump, minority students need to unite

Yazmin Dominguez

November 14, 2016

Finally the intense and aggravating election is over. But, to the dismay of many of DePaul’s left leaning students and the surprise of many voters throughout the country, Donald Trump won the presidency. He not only won it, he beat Clinton like a champion. He powered through the swing states, he br...

Trump Towers: Students react, fear escalation of campus tension

Trump Towers: Students react, fear escalation of campus tension

Rachel Hinton

November 14, 2016

The night started off great for Democrats. Read More »...

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