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Editorial: Trump defies bipartisanship for border fiction

Editorial: Trump defies bipartisanship for border fiction

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 6, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Despite the triumphs made in the last year, Trump’s address only further displayed eagerness to use falsehoods to stoke fear and xenophobic anger to accomplish his political ends.

Editorial: Trump’s test of emergency powers

Editorial: Trump’s test of emergency powers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 11, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The National Emergencies Act of 1976 was originally passed to provide a check on presidential power while codifying specific constraints under which presidents could declare states of emergency. Congress must enforce this intent.

Editorial: Separating families is unethical no matter how it’s handled

Editorial: Separating families is unethical no matter how it’s handled

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 20, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Reporters were recently permitted to visit to a shelter in Texas housing 1,500 migrant boys who crossed the southern U.S. border illegally. The children staying in the shelter have been deemed “unaccompanied minors.” Not all of them arrived that way. Nearly 2,500 children have been separated from ...

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