First 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency

UA Prof Michael Schaller: Trump hasn't learned history's lessons on managing a crisis

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:00pm

By late-January, numerous health, economic and security advisers in and outside the Trump administration predicted that COVID-19 would spread globally with lethal impact.

Key Points: 
  • By late-January, numerous health, economic and security advisers in and outside the Trump administration predicted that COVID-19 would spread globally with lethal impact.
  • Although no president could prevent a pandemic, the lack of preparation left the country woefully unprepared.
  • In late-January 2020, Trump, like leaders in many countries, imposed a partial ban on travel from China, later extended to Europe.
  • Although many politicians, journalists and public health officials initially misjudged the severity of the COVID-19 threat, few were as dismissive as Trump.

FAIR: Coronavirus Crushes American Workers, Trump Allows Cheap Foreign Labor to Continue Taking U.S. Jobs

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 7:42pm

Over twenty-six million Americans have lost jobs since March 21, a crisis the country has not seen since the Great Depression.

Key Points: 
  • Over twenty-six million Americans have lost jobs since March 21, a crisis the country has not seen since the Great Depression.
  • "Under what craven notion of American equity would the United States continue a subordinated labor importation program at a time when American workers are in such distress?"
  • President Trump, you promised you would do better, and as the EO states, you have 30 days to do so."
  • But most importantly, FAIR challenged President Trump to make things right in the next 30 days the American people are counting on him.

Living Below the Breadline - Surge in Actors Living in Poverty Because of the 'T' Word. And No, It's Not Trump

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:00am

Yet in January 2020 that rate rocketed to one a day, and as tax season continues it has increased even further.

Key Points: 
  • Yet in January 2020 that rate rocketed to one a day, and as tax season continues it has increased even further.
  • Although 65% of individuals have saved taxesafter the changes , actors often fall into the smaller group of 6%now actually paying more tax.
  • "So the surge in actors in poverty speaks volumes about how strongly many of them are affected by two things Trump and taxes.
  • "Donald Trump's election promised tax cuts and opportunities, but for actors, they have been left with unfair new tax rules.

Activist Judge Blocks Trump's Lawful Effort to Manage Caravan and Asylum Chaos, Says FAIR

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:46pm

As the Supreme Court recently affirmed in Trump v. Hawaii, Congress has given the president broad authority to limit or even stop the entry of aliens.

Key Points: 
  • As the Supreme Court recently affirmed in Trump v. Hawaii, Congress has given the president broad authority to limit or even stop the entry of aliens.
  • When President Trump took action to ensure that asylum is not a free pass to cross our borders illegally, he was on firm legal footing.
  • With over 2 million members and supporters nationwide, FAIR fights for immigration policies that serve national interests, not special interests.
  • FAIR believes that immigration reform must enhance national security, improve the economy, protect jobs, preserve our environment, and establish a rule of law that is recognized and enforced.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will share new book "The Briefing" at National Press Club Headliners Event August 13

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 6:22pm

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary under President Trump, will share his new book The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President at a National Press Club Headliners Book Event on Monday, August 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Club's conference rooms.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, July 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary under President Trump, will share his new book The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President at a National Press Club Headliners Book Event on Monday, August 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Club's conference rooms.
  • This event will feature a discussion with the author, an audience question-and-answer session, and a book signing.
  • Tickets are $5 for National Press Club members and $10 for the general public.
  • Sean Spicer served as White House Press Secretary during the first seven months of the Trump administration until his resignation on July 21, 2017.