Tag Archives: American people of German descent

‘Religious left’ emerging as U.S. political force in Trump era

The election of U.S. President Donald Trump spurs an alliance of disparate religious groups inspired to counter Trump’s policies on immigration, health care and social policy.

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20Mar/17

Billionaire banker David Rockefeller dies at 101

Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, dies at 101.

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07Mar/17

Sen. Graham: ‘Very worried’ about Trump’s wire tap allegation

Republican senator Lindsey Graham vows to get to the bottom of President Trump’s allegations that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped him during the late stages of the presidential election campaign.

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Flags, and a few fists, fly at pro-Trump rallies

Trump supporters held ‘Spirit of America’ rallies in 28 states Saturday, mostly peaceful gatherings in support of the U.S. Commander in Chief – marred, mostly notably, by brawls in the famously liberal city of Berkeley, California. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading

03Mar/17

Man of many hats: Trump changes caps during military visit

U.S. President Donald Trump sets aside his signature red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap to don a “USA” hat and a U.S. Navy cap given to him by the crew of the USS Gerald R. Ford during a visit to the aircraft carrier.

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22Feb/17

Amnesty slams Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric

Amnesty International releases its annual report for 2016/2017, and says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric has created an increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place. Continue reading

17Feb/17

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn declines job

President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

16Feb/17

“A day without immigrants” wins support of celebrity chef and Trump adversary

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, currently locked in a legal battle with U.S. President Donald Trump, says he’s supporting immigrants protesting Trump’s tough stance on immigration by staying home from work or school. The protest aims to highlight the role immigrants play in the U.S. Continue reading