Post Tagged with: "Trump"

@SECNIELSEN/TWITTER | Kevin McAleenan, the current commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is set to replace  Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94), who resigned from her position as secretary of homeland security Sunday.

Alumna Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as Homeland Security Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) resigned from her position as secretary of homeland security Sunday, marking the 48th senior official to depart President Donald Trump’s administration. Nielsen has helmed the Department of Homeland Security since December 2017, leading the Trump administration’s immigration policies and supporting the construction of a barrier along[Read More…]

by April 7, 2019 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
AMY LI/THE HOYA Billionaire Tom Steyer accused President Donald Trump of accepting bribes when foreign officials stay at Trump Hotels and called for Americans to support calls for impeachment.

Billionaire Activist Accuses Trump of Accepting Foreign Bribes, Calls for Impeachment

Billionaire activist Tom Steyer called for a collective effort of U.S. citizens to back the impeachment of President Donald Trump on March 26. Steyer launched Need to Impeach, a grassroots campaign advocating for the impeachment of Trump, in October 2017. He stepped down as CEO of Farallon Capital in 2012[Read More…]

Right-Wing Media Outlets Undermine Trust in Journalism, CNN Reporter Says

Though journalists face increasing criticism from the public, nonpartisan media organizations must continue to seek the truth through objective reporting, a panel of journalists said March 27. Even in the face of concerns about reactions from conservative political commentators like Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson, journalists still have a responsibility[Read More…]

by April 3, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ROBERT MUELLER/FACEBOOK |  Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that President Donald Trump or members of his 2016 presidential campaign conspired with the Russian government, according to a March 24 report by Attorney General William Barr.

GU Students, Professors Urge Release of Mueller Report

Georgetown University students and professors joined bipartisan calls for the full release of the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference after Attorney General William Barr submitted a four-page report to Congress on March 24. In a letter submitted to Congress, Barr summarized the report’s general[Read More…]

by March 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON FACEBOOK Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has secured $40 million in funding for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program for the last four years, even as Trump and other members of Congress have tried to decrease or eliminate its funding.

Trump’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget Ends District Tuition Assistance Program

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2020 District of Columbia budget, released Monday, threatens to eliminate funding entirely for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program for the second year in a row. The D.C. Tuition Grant Assistance Program provides educational grants for Washington, D.C. residents to attend universities around the country.[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top

Economic Experts Urge Renewed Participation in International Trade

Increased commitment to international economic cooperation from world powers is necessary to protect the advantages of globalism, according to a March 13 panel of economic experts that included the former president of the World Bank. Leaders need to fight to preserve free international trade in light of increasing protectionism, especially[Read More…]

by March 18, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA | Former national security advisers called for the rebuilding of deteriorating diplomatic relationships.

Former National Security Advisers Criticize Recent Diplomatic Efforts

President Donald Trump’s actions have fractured diplomatic relationships that will take future executives many years to repair, said Susan Rice, U.S. national security adviser under former President Barack Obama. The United States should better communicate its dedication to allies, a facet of diplomacy that has been neglected by the Trump[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

President Trump Calls for Unity in State of the Union

President Donald Trump called for unity across party divides while remaining firm on hardline stances on immigration in his second State of the Union speech before a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Feb. 5. Members of Congress can move the country forward if they mend division along party[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL Federal employees were able to return to work Monday for the 35 days after the government reopened following its longest shutdown.

Government Reopens Amid Ongoing Border Wall Negotiations

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history ended Friday after a 35-day partisan standoff between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) over immigration policy. Trump signed a bill Jan. 25 that fully reopens the government until Feb. 15. The bill does not contain funding for a border[Read More…]

by January 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Current Policy Neglects Victims of Labor Trafficking, Ambassador Says

Current Policy Neglects Victims of Labor Trafficking, Ambassador Says

Policymakers must ensure their efforts to combat human trafficking prioritize victims of both sex and labor trafficking, School of Foreign Service centennial fellow Ambassador Mark Lagon said at an event in the Old North Building on Monday. Sex trafficking and labor trafficking are two equally important subcategories within human trafficking;[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top