So on brand.
Oakland, California Mayor Libby Schaaf is standing her ground against threats by President Donald Trump, who last Wednesday called upon the Department of Justice to investigate Schaaf for obstruction of justice because of her willingness to shield undocumented immigrants from ICE raids. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responds to Republican threats of legal action for her … Continued
Sounds positively Trumpian.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott took to Facebook Live Sunday night to sign SB4, which bans sanctuary cities in the state of Texas and allows local law enforcement to inquire into the immigration status of anyone they detain for any reason. Tonight I signed the law that bans sanctuary cities in Texas. Stiff penalties for violators. #txlege #tcot … Continued
Another one of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court yesterday. This time the ruling was on the ability of the Executive branch to withhold funding from sanctuary cities, and the president was not happy. This morning, Trump issued a set of tweets about the ruling, calling out the … Continued
[DIGEST: Cincinnati.com, Mother Jones, Washington Times, LA Times, Mercury News, Detroit Business, Metro Times, ROC United ] On January 25, President Trump signed two executive orders targeting immigrants. One was his campaign slogan call to build a wall on the border of Mexico, and the other to penalize sanctuary cities that offer protection to illegal … Continued