Category Archives: White House

Our Bigot in Chief Has Shown His True Colors

There are three possible reasons for Donald Trump’s depraved response to the Nazi violence unleashed in Charlottesville on August 11–12. All are equally unnerving. The first is the simplest: Trump is a morally senescent man, an emotional simpleton who just does not have the capacity to tell? right from wrong. That he could assert that… Read More »

Congressional Black Caucus Leaders Join the Chorus of Those Questioning Trump’s “Fitness to Serve”

For months, the members of the Congressional Black Caucus have been some of the most ardent critics of President Donald Trump. Now, in the wake of Trump’s widely panned response to white-supremacist-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the caucus says it will redouble its efforts to oppose the Trump administration when Congress reconvenes next month after… Read More »

Black college meeting is on, White House says

The White House said it won’t postpone a conference on historically black colleges next month, rejecting calls from African-American lawmakers who said President Donald Trump should shelve the event after his comments about the fatal protest in Charlottesville, Va. The Sept. 17-19 conference will go on as scheduled, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, director for communications for the… Read More »

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Responds Condemns President Trump For Again Blaming “Both Sides” For Violence In Charlottesville

Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statement Tuesday after President Trump once again sought to diminish the role white supremacist marchers played in a violent protest in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend: “The President’s statements today rubbed salt into the wounds of millions of… Read More »