READ: Muslim White House Staffer on Why She Quit Eight Days Into the Trump Administration
“I knew I could no longer stay and work for an administration that saw me and people like me not as fellow citizens, but as a threat.”
DOJ Reverses Ban on Private Prisons, Stocks Spike
This is despite a report that concluded that privately-run federal facilities are not safe, secure or even cost efficient.
Tribal Chairman Responds to White House After 46 Arrested During DAPL Camp Evacuation
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is contradicting the administration's claims that it was in contact with them during the militarized raid.
EPA Head's Past Emails With Fossil Fuel Industry Confirm Close Ties
Scott Pruitt released 7,564 pages of emails to the Center for Media and Democracy.
Trump Administration Cancels Obama's Policy for Protecting Transgender Rights in Public Schools
Often called the "bathroom guidance," the Obama directive went much further to protect transgender students in public schools. Claiming that states and local school districts should shape their own policies, the Trump Administration has revoked it.
What 4 Indigenous Women Have to Say About Standing Rock's Ongoing Fight
Authorities are clearing out the Oceti Sakowin Camp, though water protectors remain. What does the end of the largest camp mean for the movement?
Police Move in on Water Protectors Who Remain at Standing Rock
Officers have reportedly arrested six people.
Department of Homeland Security Issues Expanded Deportation Rules
They represent a shift from the implementation of immigration policy under the Obama Administration.
Pruitt Addresses EPA Staff, Talks Energy and Regulation
The new EPA administrator discusses how he wants the agency to be pro-energy and pro-environment.
Water Protectors at Standing Rock Camps Face Eviction in 24 Hours
Women at the camps have issued a final call to all media, activists and allies to stand with them.
#DayWithoutImmigrants Results in 100+ Workers Fired
While some businesses showed their support by closing doors, others responded by firing participants.
White House Denies Allegations It Plans to Activate National Guard for Immigration Enforcement
"There is no effort to do what is potentially suggested," said Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
Trump Removes Obama-Era Regulation on Coal Industry
It is the administration's second repeal this week of climate regulation that was created by the last administration.
Senate Approves Scott Pruitt to Head the Environmental Protection Agency
The vote was not along party lines.
What You Need to Know About R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's New Labor Secretary Pick
Trump nominated Acosta just one day after his previous nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from consideration in the face of widespread protest and lack of Republican support.
Rep. Ted Lieu May Introduce Bill That Requires a Mental Health Pro in the White House
“Clearly, to me, when you have a president that lies pathologically, that believes in alternative facts, it suggests to me there is a problem.”
The White House Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders Just Lost Most of Its Members
Sixteen members of the advisory commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have resigned in protest of President Trump's policies.
Radical Right 'Electrified' by Trump Candidacy and Presidency
The Southern Poverty Law Center's annual mapping of organized hate in America reveals a dramatic spike in anti-Muslim groups.
Trump Signs First Major Rollback of Obama-Era Climate Regulations
The president did say that for every new regulation, he'd remove at least two.
BREAKING: Andrew Puzder Withdraws Nomination for Labor Secretary
Activists have been protesting his nomination since it was announced in December.