Tag: President Trump

New Poll Breaks Down Trust In Trump

Americans trust Mueller more than Trump according to new Schar School poll BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR A poll conducted by Mason’s Schar School and The Washington Post concluded that more Americans are confident in the facts presented by special…

Democrats and Republicans Are Wasting Their Time

Resolution to stop Trump’s national emergency will go nowhere BY OWEN FERGUSON, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 15, President Trump declared a state of national emergency, stating that the issue on the southern border is a “national security crisis.” Trump backed up…

The Problem of Political Alarmism

BY DAWSON WEINHOLD, STAFF WRITER How often do you hear the term “crisis” in the media these days? I imagine you could take almost any issue in politics, put the word crisis at end of it, and you’d have a…

National Emergencies Should Be Emergencies

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER President Trump has said that if Congress does not provide enough funding for a border wall, he will declare a national emergency. He claims that illegal immigration and drug trafficking pose an immediate threat to Americans’…

Kamala Harris as the Democratic Nominee Makes Sense

BY OWEN FERGUSON, STAFF WRITER For the past two years, the American people have dealt with one of the most outrageous and hypocritical presidents in recent memory. As time marches forward, President Trump’s approval rating has continued to drop, while…

Greg Miller’s latest book, “The Apprentice”

Miller discusses challenges of being a journalist in D.C. BY LIV VERMANE LONGFORM EDITOR On the eve of the midterm elections, Mason hosted a discussion between Washington Post national security reporter Greg Miller and Gen. Michael V. Hayden, founder of the…

Trump’s Midterm Victory

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER In his press conference the morning after the midterm elections, President Trump expressed his satisfaction with the results. It is common for a president’s party to lose many seats in both houses of Congress after…

Non Cisgender Rights Gone?

Trump administration might change definition of gender; Mason community responds BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF For people who are transgender or gender nonconforming, gender is a complex construct. However, the Trump administration is considering narrowing the definition of gender considerably according…

Mixing Politics With Comedy

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER At some point in 2015, a younger and more impressionable me watched a video produced by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver called “Ayn Rand: How is this still a thing?” In under four minutes,…

A Letter To A Trump Aide

This letter was written in response to the New York Time’s anonymous op-ed written by a senior official in the White House and published on September 5th, 2018. Dear Anonymous Trump Aide, You should resign. You have been appointed to…