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  • Progressive Groups Find Little to Like in State of the Union Address

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service CARSON CITY, Nev. – As expected, progressive groups slammed President Donald Trump’s lengthy State of the Union speech Tuesday night, calling it hypocritical and full of untruths. The president spoke at length about unity, but then railed against illegal immigration and turned the spotlight...
  • MAS DE LO MISMO

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana     El Mensaje sobe el Estado de la Unión del presidente Donald Trump cumplió con las expectativas: Una colección deshilvanada de llamados a la conciliación y a la unidad nacional, combinados contradictoriamente con la repetición de sus obsesiones más controvertidas y polarizantes: la...
  • Trump threatens to declare national emergency to finance wall

    EFE US President Donald Trump threatened last week to declare a national emergency that would allow him to order construction of a border wall with Mexico without Congressional approval of the needed funds. “I can do it if I want,” Trump told a press conference when asked about the possibility of starting construction...
  • Government Shutdown Stalls Food-Stamp Work Requirements

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER — The Trump administration’s proposal to expand work requirements for SNAP benefits – the program formerly known as food stamps – is meant to get more people back into the workforce. But critics argue there’s a far better approach. Kate Kasper, director of...
  • Groups Call On State to Protect Wetlands from Trump Rollbacks

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Conservation groups are urging the state to better protect California’s wetlands in the face of imminent rollbacks by the Trump administration. The State Water Resources Control Board has been working on a new wetlands policy for more than a decade, but has not...
  • Trump Administration Resurrects Work Requirements for SNAP

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service PORTLAND, Ore. — Hunger-fighting groups thought a work requirement for food stamp recipients was dead after it was taken out of the Farm Bill. But the Trump administration has revived it. The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed to undo states’ ability to issue waivers on the...
  • Trump defends Syria withdrawal after US envoy to anti-IS coalition quits

    EFE Washington – President Donald Trump on Saturday December 22 defended his decision to withdraw US forces from Syria after his envoy to the coalition fighting the Islamic State terror organization resigned in protest. “When I became President, ISIS was going wild. Now ISIS is largely defeated and other...
  • EL AÑO DEL ODIO

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana     Lo que todos suponíamos, ahora es oficial: el 2017, el primer año de la presidencia de Donald Trump, puede ser declarado oficialmente como El Año del Odio.  Aunque estudios parciales y datos aislados apuntaban en la dirección de un incremento dramático en...
  • President Trump’s Plan to Revoke Birthright Citizenship Draws Ire

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Civil-rights groups are dismissing President Donald Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship, calling it an unconstitutional election-week stunt to appeal to his base. Trump said in an interview Monday October 29 that he’s planning an executive order revoking the right to...