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White House Interns Overwhelmingly White and Male: Photo

White House Interns Overwhelmingly White and Male: Photo

A photo of the White House interns under the Trump administration still appears to over represent the majority white, male Republican Party.

Anti-LGBT Day

Anti-LGBT Day

President Trump’s attack on the LGBT community was threefold on Wednesday.

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

“The bottom line is that this does great harm to people who simply want to serve their country,” said retired Col. Sheri Swokowski, the highest-ranking openly transgender veteran.

No Transgender People in Military, Says Trump

No Transgender People in Military, Says Trump

Transgender people in the military would cause “too much disruption” along with “tremendous medical costs,” the president tweeted Wednesday morning.

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

President Trump took the time to slam former President Obama as well as praise a man with a legacy rooted in racism.

Trump Shushes Female Reporter

Trump Shushes Female Reporter

President Trump continues his disregard for women’s voices, a developing pattern among Republicans.

Flow of Asylum Seekers Crossing Into Canada From U.S. Rises in June

Flow of Asylum Seekers Crossing Into Canada From U.S. Rises in June

The higher numbers are contributing to worsening delays in refugee hearings.

One in Eight People Who Voted for Trump Having Second Thoughts: Poll

One in Eight People Who Voted for Trump Having Second Thoughts: Poll

The minority of Trump voters who said they would not vote for him again gave varying reasons in interviews for why they had changed their minds.

Trump Declines Invitation To Speak at NAACP Convention

Trump Declines Invitation To Speak at NAACP Convention

The White House did not offer any details on why Trump would not speak to the 108-year-old civil rights group.

Two Republican Senators Seek to Slash Legal U.S. Immigration

Grandparents Now Eligible To Enter U.S. Under Muslim Ban

A July 14 memo updated the definition of “close family” that are exempt from the Muslim ban laid down in President Trump’s March 6 executive order.

Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

“It’s why we have Trump,” the former host, who was ordered to take a course on Asian American studies as part of her punishment, told a prospective renter.

Anti-Trump Protests Staged at U.S. Women’s Open

Anti-Trump Protests Staged at U.S. Women’s Open

Women’s groups had previously called for moving the tournament, which took place at Trump National Golf Club.

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Judge Unlikely to Remove Block on Trump Sanctuary City Order

A judge said he was “very much inclined” to maintain a court order that blocks the Trump administration’s attempt to block federal funding for sanctuary cities.

ACLU Sues Trump Alleging Election Commission Lacks Transparency

ACLU Sues Trump Alleging Election Commission Lacks Transparency

The ACLU said in a statement that the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity had already held its first meeting without giving any notice or opening it to the public.

Ava DuVernay to Tell the Story of 'Central Park Rapists'

Ava DuVernay to Tell the Story of ‘Central Park Rapists’

Five young Black and Latino men accused of gang rape — were wrongfully convicted. Donald Trump took out full-page ads to fuel public opinion and doubled down just last year.

White House Gender Pay Gap More Than Tripled Under Trump

White House Gender Pay Gap More Than Tripled Under Trump

The gap is even wider than previously reported for staffers of the Trump administration.

LGBT Students to Remain Unprotected by Betsy DeVos

Trump Administration Sued by 18 States Over Student Loan Relief

The Education Department suspended rules that would have swiftly canceled the student-loan debt of people defrauded by for-profit schools.

Trump Administration Defends Interpretation of Muslim Ban Ruling

Trump Administration Defends Interpretation of Muslim Ban Ruling

The highest court let the ban go forward with a limited scope, saying that it cannot apply to anyone with credible “bona fide relationship” with a U.S. person or entity.

Three More States Refuse Trump Commission’s Voter Data Request

Three More States Refuse Trump Commission’s Voter Data Request

Civil rights activists say the commission will encourage voter suppression by justifying new barriers to voting, such as requiring identity cards to vote.

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

President Trump’s vile tweets speak volumes about what the GOP allows from its party.

Trump Is a Sexist Cyber Bully

Yet Another Sexist Tweet from President Cyber Bully

The president cannot stop his sexist Twitter habit, describing television host Mika Brzezinski as “low I.Q. Crazy Mika” and “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

Widespread Uncertainty as Muslim Ban Start Looms

Widespread Uncertainty as Muslim Ban Start Looms

The Supreme Court ruling exempted travelers and refugees who have a “bona fide relationship” with a person or entity in the United States.

Muslim ban protest

Supreme Court Revives Muslim Ban

Both bans are now due to partly go into effect in 72 hours, based on a memorandum issued by the Trump administration on June 14.

Trump Lawyers Make Final Supreme Court Pitch on Muslim Ban

Trump Lawyers Make Final Supreme Court Pitch on Muslim Ban

The Supreme Court could now act at any time.