Tag: President Trump

‘Tax Marches’ Planned on LI & Across Nation to Push President...

Members of the so-called Trump 'Resistance' are organizing 'Tax March' rallies across the country, including outside Internal Revenue Service (IRS) buildings in Hauppauge and Bethpage.

Trump’s Rollback of Transgender Rights Condemned by Parents & Advocates

Transgender advocates bristled at the suggestion that protection for trans youth fall under education policy instead of more broad federal anti-discrimination laws.

Long Island Reps Plan to Phone-In Their Town Hall Meetings

While Republican lawmakers have been the focus of passionate town hall events in recent days, there appears to be an appetite for such meetings across the political spectrum.

Trump Condemns Anti-Semitic Attacks Amid Wave of Bomb Threats

Trump’s comments come amid a fourth wave of bomb threats directed at Jewish Community Centers across 27 states and one in Canada, which began in January.

Report: Number of U.S. Hate Groups Rose for Second Consecutive Year

The number of hate groups in the United States increased for the second consecutive year—a rise partly attributed to “radical right” groups emboldened by President Donald Trump’s candidacy, according to a recent report.

Court to Hear Arguments Over Trump Travel Ban as Critics Weigh...

The legal brief was signed by some of the leading names in innovation: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google. The list also includes Twitter—ironically, Trump’s preferred mode of communication to the masses—Uber, the ride-sharing company that has faced a wave of criticism amid the travel ban controversy, and Netflix.

Reports of 8-Year-Old Girl’s Death in Yemen Raid Sparks Review Into...

The Yemen raid, the first known covert military operation approved by President Donald Trump, is justified under the ever-evolving interpretation of the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF).

Copiague Teachers Who Protested on Trump Inauguration Day Won’t be Fired,...

"I’m not quite sure where some of this is coming from, but I can tell you that no one’s getting fired over this.”

Trump Travel Ban & Quebec Mosque Attack Has Long Island Muslims...

The order inflamed what appears to be a new era of discontent in America—one defined by near-daily mass protests. It also caused confusion at airports across the country. Dozens had been denied entry into the US for a range of factors, which included green card holders who legally reside in the country.

Trump ‘Muslim Ban’ Sparks Airport Protests Amid Detentions

Trump had signed executive orders on Friday banning Syrian refugees from entering the US, temporary barring refugees from around the world, and restricting access to citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations.