King Trump Takes Step to Deconstruct the Consumer Protection Bureau

President Trump named his budget director as the agency’s acting leader, moving to take control just hours after its departing leader had taken steps to install his own choice for acting chief. The statute creating the C.F.P.B. says that the agency’s deputy director serves as acting director until a new director has been nominated by […]

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Taxpayers pay legal bill to protect Trump business profits

As President Trump faces Constitutional challenges over his private businesses, taxpayers get the bill for government lawyers to protect his profits. Source: Taxpayers pay legal bill to protect Trump business profits

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Bigotry on rise if we let it | Letters | azdailysun.com

My daughter attended Northland Preparatory Academy (NPA). She graduated last year. She is attending Santa Clara University. We are thankful that she obtained such a great education in Flagstaff. Source: Bigotry on rise if we let it | Letters | azdailysun.com

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Hurricanes

Polling shows that the public has not been impressed with Trump’s response to the plight of their fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, with only 32% supporting his handling of Hurricane Maria recovery. Trump managed to throw the island’s government under the bus multiple times while in Puerto Rico to survey the damage. o    He said Puerto Ricans “have to give […]

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Trump’s Tax Plan: Net Nothing for Middle Class, Big Cuts for the Rich, Adds to Debt

Trump released a nine-page tax plan today. That’s like doing the architectural drawings for your house on a napkin. A small napkin. What we do know: The plan will likely add to America’s $20 trillion debt. There are lots of tax cuts spelled out. There are almost no loopholes eliminated. The rich make out pretty well. […]

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Don’t Be Distracted by Trump’s Noisy Nationalism

We may or may not agree with the conclusion by The Atlantic writer about #TakeAKnee, but we should note the summary of this week’s current issues and be inspired to continue our resistance and work to win in 2018: Trump had another of his bad weeks last week. His secretary of health and human services was exposed […]

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Community Appreciation BBQ

O’Halleran for Congress is excited to host this event to provide members of the community with an opportunity to meet with Congressman Tom O’Halleran, network with local Democrats, and find out how to get involved as we head into 2018! Food and refreshments will be provided by the campaign. Admission is free, but we hope […]

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Arpaio Pardon an Insult to Our Constitution

Statement from the Coconino County Democratic Party: We condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio. It is an unprecedented abuse of executive power that signals Trump’s support of white supremacy and will encourage unlawful behavior by the minority of deplorable elements in law enforcement and our society. It furthermore demonstrates that Trump has contempt for the rule of […]

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Coconino Voices: What I saw in Phoenix at the anti-Trump demonstration | Local | azdailysun.com

I went to the anti-Trump demonstration Tuesday disguised as a 65-year-old bald, white man with short grey hair. In other words, I was dressed as I was. Read More: Coconino Voices: What I saw in Phoenix at the anti-Trump demonstration | Local | azdailysun.com

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Protest Trump in Phoenix

Our top priority is the safety of those attending the protests against Trump’s appearance in Phoenix. Let’s exercise our First Amendment Rights peacefully. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton asked the President not to hold a campaign rally in Phoenix during this time. But Trump does not know how to lead or be a unifier and so […]

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