Trump Administration

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In Trump's America, Survivors of Hate Violence Share Their Stories

Civil rights attorney Arjun Singh Sethi’s new book, “American Hate,” is a compelling collection of testimonies from survivors of hate violence.

Brown hands join together in a huddle outside. A fist bursts through the huddle and is raised into the air.

#FamiliesBelongTogether Campaign Demands Feds Stop Separating Parents, Children at Border

As part of the Families Belong Together campaign, protestors nationwide condemn the federal government’s practice of separating immigrant children from their parents under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on border crossings.

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ICYMI: Trump Administration Creates New Division to Protect 'Conscience Rights' of Providers

Advocates argue that the new ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom’ division of the Office of Civil Rights will allow broad discrimination against women and LGBT people.

Immigration activists protest On Capitol Hill calling on Congress to pass Clean Dream Act

Federal Government Hurtles Toward Shutdown as Lawmakers Refuse to Budge on Immigration

Democrats appear determined to block a spending measure that would keep the federal government running unless it contains protections for young immigrants enrolled in DACA

Ancient granaries are shown here in the South Fork of Mule Canyon in the Bears Ears National Monument on May 12, 2017 outside Blanding, Utah.

Five Tribes File Complaint Against Trump Administration to Protect Bears Ears Monument

The complaint says the president’s move was unconstitutional. 

The 1.35 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah protects one of most significant cultural landscapes in the United States, with thousands of archaeological sites and important areas of spiritual significance.

Trump Announces Drastic Size Reduction of Bears Ears and Other Protected Monuments

What’s next, President Trump, the Grand Canyon?” asked one environmentalist. 

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VIDEO: Angry and Unafraid, 'DREAMers' Denounce Trump's Decision to End DACA

Hundreds of ‘DREAMers’ descended on Trump Tower in New York City to declare that they are “undocumented and unafraid” of the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

A cyclist passes the El Segundo Power Plant on November 29, 2006 in El Segundo, California.

New Federal Report on Climate Change Refutes Beliefs of Trump Cabinet

Thirteen federal agencies have until Sunday to approve the document, which blames human behavior for global warming.

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CBC Response to Trump Administration's Meeting Invite: Nah

The Congressional Black Caucus says Trump’s policies will “devastate Black communities.”

The 1.35 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah protects one of most significant cultural landscapes in the United States, with thousands of archaeological sites and important areas of spiritual significance.

President Signs Executive Order to Review National Monument Designations

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to submit a final report within 120 days.

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. attends the World Business Lenders ribbon cutting in Jersey City on July 20, 2016, in Jersey City, New Jersey.

What One Congressman Thinks of Environmental Justice

“The positions and policies of the Trump administration are a direct threat to the health of African-American communities,” writes Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ).

President Donald Trump waves to the crowd from the inaugural parade in front of the White House on January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Energy Interests Contributed $7 Million+ to Trump's Inauguration

Since taking office, the president has repealed many regulations impacting the fossil fuel industry. 

A windmill is seen during 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 30, 2016, in Indio, California.

STUDY: Countries Need to Transition to Renewables Sooner to Meet Paris Climate Goal

If nations stay on their current course, global temperatures will rise more than a degree higher than the agreement’s goal. 

Fencing surrounds the coal-fired Intermountain Power Plant on March 28, 2016, outside Delta, Utah. The IPP generates more then 13 million megawatt hours of coal-fired energy each year to Utah and Southern California.

The EPA Reversed a Rule That Would Protect People from Toxic Water

“This is appalling,” said a representative of the Sierra Club.

Surveillance cameras stand above the U.S.-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana on January 27, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico.

Environmental Group First to Sue Trump Administration for Border Wall

Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ): “Trump’s wall … will do little more than perpetuate human suffering while irrevocably damaging our public lands and the wildlife that depend on them.”

A child wears a slogan on his jacket during a rally against a ban on Muslim immigration at San Francisco International Airport on January 28, 2017, in San Francisco, California.

ACLU Files 13 Lawsuits Against Government Related to Travel Ban

The suits demand records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security.

An aerial view of sandstone formations May 2, 2012, in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. The Obama administration had cancelled coal leasing on this land with its moratorium on federal coal leasing. Now, under the Trump administration, this can begin.

Leaked Document Shows Where the Bureau of Land Management's Priorities Lie

A hint: fossil fuel development is a top concern.

An activist holds a sign during a protest in front of the White House against the Keystone XL pipeline January 13, 2015, in Washington, D.C. They won that fight, but it's returned under a new administration.

Indigenous and Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government on Keystone XL

Two separate lawsuits were filed this week in Montana’s U.S. District Court.

Energy Department Secretary Rick Perry arrives to a joint Congress session with President Donald Trump on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Energy Department Allegedly Bans Use of 'Climate Change' In Its Written Communication

Staff can also not text, type or jot down ”Paris Agreement,” according to sources who spoke with POLITICO.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People on March 19, 2017, in Beijing, China.

State Department's 'Climate Change' Page Dramatically Altered Online

The revision happened within a day of Secretary Rex Tillerson’s confirmation.