Post Tagged with: "Trump"

Former White House Director of Communications Jen Psaki

GU Politics Fellows Analyze Changing Political Landscape

In his first week as President of the United States, Donald Trump has changed how the White House communicates to the American people through his frequent tweeting and direct rebuking of media outlets. In light of this new political landscape, the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments City News, News
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Trump Arrives in Capital Amid Protests, Celebrations

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by January 24, 2017 0 comments City News, Election Day 2016, News
BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

The allure of public service led many of us to come to Washington and to Georgetown. After graduating from college way back in the Precambrian Era, I joined the United States government with a vague goal of doing good. After a few twists and turns, I ended up working on[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: An Uncertain Future

When Associate Vice President for Federal Relations Scott Fleming approached UndocuHoyas last semester to see if anyone wanted to share their story with Congressman Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), I never imagined that on Jan. 4 the senator would give voice to my journey from Mexico to California on the Senate floor.[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
MESA & BENNETT: Pick Your Players

MESA & BENNETT: Pick Your Players

The new political season in Washington is ushering in a fresh series of legislative battles as the 115th Congress grapples with various issues such as presidential appointment hearings, budget for 2017 fiscal year, healthcare, cybersecurity and tax reform. To track the big players in the legislative game, we decided to[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA
Multiple monuments, including the Lincoln Memorial, will play host to inauguration weekend events. From a concert with musical performances such as Toby Keith to Three Doors Down, the official swearing-in of President-elect Donald Trump today at 12 p.m has attracted thousands to the District.

Inauguration, Protests Take Center Stage in the District

President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration today sees a tepid welcome from both the Georgetown and greater Washington, D.C. community, with wounds still unhealed 11 weeks after the divisive presidential election. In addition to the official inauguration events, this weekend will see several protests in response to Trump’s presidency, including the Women’s[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Obamacare Endures Despite GOP Win

PETROCHEILOS: Obamacare Endures Despite GOP Win

After this election season, the Democrats have become America’s minority party in Washington, D.C. The Republican Party now controls the presidency, the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. What was expected by prominent political analysts like Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight to be a decisive Clinton win and a subsequently[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
TIMSIT: The Dangers in Denying Facts

TIMSIT: The Dangers in Denying Facts

Facts are foundational to our democracy. We turn to them to help us lift the veneer of hypocrisy that characterizes modern politics. Following this election, however, it seems that facts no longer have the ability to compel policy or sway public opinion. According to PolitiFact, a staggering 70 percent of[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Transparency Mandates Accountability

While many are still reflecting on the results of last week’s election, one would be remiss to not reflect on one actor that played a large part in the outcome of the election: WikiLeaks. A group dedicated to releasing confidential documents, WikiLeaks released a series of documents this past year[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Action, Not Despair, Will Overcome Fear

On Wednesday morning, I called my parents, Muslim, Pakistani immigrants living in the San Francisco Bay Area, to explain to them why Donald Trump had won the election. I had to explain to them that the next four years were going to be very dangerous for us. I explained to[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top