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LA Mayor Vows to Defend 'Sanctuary' Policy at All Costs

By Brendan Kirby
January 26, 2017
As seen in:
LifeZette


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed Thursday to fight President Trump’s executive order targeting “sanctuary cities,” including legal challenges and using taxpayer funds to provide lawyers to illegal immigrants.

Trump's DACA Dalliance Disappoints Base

By Joe Guzzardi
January 25, 2017
As seen in:
The Jackson Sun
Washington DC Patch
Cagle Cartoons

Noozhawk

On the Monday of Donald Trump’s first full week in office, the president immediately made good on several of his campaign promises. Among other actions, Trump withdrew the United States from the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership and instituted a federal hiring freeze except for military personnel.

Wild D.C. Weekend Overshadows Donald Trump's Promises to Forgotten Americans

By Joe Guzzardi
January 25, 2017
As seen in:
Noozhawk

What a weekend! On Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath of office to President Donald Trump. The decorum and dignity of the inauguration of the 45th president overrode protesting on Friday, which included children, criminal looting and lewd language.

Immigration Hawks Worry Trump Backtracking on DACA

By Brendan Kirby
January 24, 2017
As seen in:
Lifezette


White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s reluctance Monday to clearly affirm President Trump’s intention to repeal his predecessor’s executive action shielding some illegal immigrants from deportation has sparked angst among hard-liners on the issue.

Lewis vs. Trump: and the winner is...

By Joe Guzzardi
January 17, 2017
As seen in:
Right Side News

GOPUSA
Idaho Press-Tribune

The sad saga of President-elect Donald Trump versus U.S. Rep. John Lewis may go on for months. Trump has taken a media pounding for his criticism of Lewis, even though the Georgia Democrat threw the first punch in a juvenile hissy fit.

Despite Bombast, Sanctuary Cities on Short Time

By Joe Guzzardi
January 18, 2017
As seen in:
GOPUSA


The tragic Kate Steinle case is back in the news, but this time with a hopeful note. In July 2015, five-time deported, seven-time convicted felon Juan Francisco Sanchez-Lopez shot 32-year-old Steinle dead in sanctuary city San Francisco.

As DHS Secretary, Gen. John Kelly Promises to 'Faithfully Execute the Laws'

By Joe Guzzardi
January 15, 2017
As seen in:
Noozhawk
GOPUSA

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination as attorney general somewhat overshadowed the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee hearings on retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly’s nomination as homeland security secretary.

Obama's environmental legacy is mixed, vulnerable

By Leon Kolankiewicz
January 13, 2017
As seen in:
The Daily Courier
The Jackson Sun

Moscow-Pullman Daily News
SitNews

In his insightful 2015 book, “Presidents and the American Environment,” environmental historian Otis L. Graham, Jr. lumps President Barack Obama with President George W. Bush as a “wobbly leader” on the environment.

Obama's Eight Years: Immigrants Advance; Americans, Especially Blacks, Lose Ground

By Joe Guzzardi
January 13, 2017
As seen in:
Washington DC Patch


Boosting American job creation and immigration reductions were key to President-elect Donald Trump’s successful campaign. But Trump never fully identified how detrimental legal and illegal immigration are to job availability. 

New York Mayor de Blasio Panics

By Joe Guzzardi
January 10, 2017
As seen in:
Washington DC Patch

Under normal circumstances, an elected official who publicly proposes committing a new crime to cover up an existing crime might be impeached.

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