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Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

November 13, 2019

Halloween got a little spookier for President Trump when the Democratic House of Representatives voted on Oct. 31 to formalize an impeachment inquiry into the president amidst allegations he engaged in a quid pro quo with Ukranian President Vladmir Zelensky.

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

October 30, 2019

At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders has been endlessly campaigning through the states over the last few months. At such an old age, it’s a miracle that Sanders is able to keep up with the physical trials of the campaign trail.

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

October 16, 2019

With the current set of evidence, the only way Democrats have conjured up the idea of Trump withholding Ukranian aid is based on their view of the president who they clearly are not fond of. Impeachment is too serious of a process for it to be based solely on hearsay and poorly understood transcripts.

Fake Polls, Real Money

Fake Polls, Real Money

August 25, 2019

If President Trump cannot believe that the polls that show him in a negative light are at all accurate, his solution seems to be to create his own poll, which is rigged for him to win.

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

March 18, 2019

Why on God’s green Earth would anyone want to lie about a simple slip of the tongue like this? One rationalization stands out among the rest: Trump has been so engulfed by winning and privilege his whole life that he refuses to lose any battle, however small.

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

February 27, 2019

During testimony before the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Michael Cohen, provided was a letter addressed to University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. threatening Fordham University with criminal action should the institution release Trump’s college transcripts.

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

January 22, 2019

Shaw is waiting for the shutdown to end so the IRS can finally operate as a fully functioning federal bureau and, in turn, send her paperwork to Fordham.

Is The Wall Really the Hill Republicans Want to Die On?

Is The Wall Really the Hill Republicans Want to Die On?

January 22, 2019

The government shutdown began at midnight on Dec. 22, 2018. Sadly, there is no end in sight of the partisan trench warfare that got us here.

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

December 6, 2018

As an American citizen, I am grateful and proud to share the benefits of citizenship with anyone who calls this country home.

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

December 4, 2018

By utilizing the higher standard of “clear and convincing evidence,” DeVos rightfully raises the burden of proof in order to make investigations more closely resemble a true criminal trial.

What Followed Christine Blasey Ford’s Historic Testimony

What Followed Christine Blasey Ford’s Historic Testimony

November 7, 2018

On Sept. 16, Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulting her surfaced across various media outlets. She reluctantly came forward, knowing the negative impact it ...