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Trump’s Pittsburgh speech draws protesters Downtown

Trump’s Pittsburgh speech draws protesters Downtown

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

President Donald Trump’s speech at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday turned the intersection of Penn Avenue and 10th Street into the marching ground for a few hundred protesting Pittsburghers.

Editorial: DeVos’ violation of court order shows her ineptitude

Editorial: DeVos’ violation of court order shows her ineptitude

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 9, 2019

This case sheds light on an Education Department run ineffectively, forming another major crack in the Trump administration.

Opinion | Trump’s unpresidented response to impeachment

Opinion | Trump’s unpresidented response to impeachment

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

October 8, 2019

While Trump is not the first president to face this political battle, his reactions thus far fall in uncharted territory.

Opinion | The politics of impeachment won’t destroy Democrats

Opinion | The politics of impeachment won’t destroy Democrats

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

September 30, 2019

The politics of impeachment are much better for Democrats than they think. In fact, it could help secure a Democratic victory in 2020 — not just against Trump but in Congress as well.

Editorial: Democrats can’t stall impeachment any longer

Editorial: Democrats can’t stall impeachment any longer

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 23, 2019

If Trump’s behavior was corrupt and constitutes an impeachable offense, not impeaching him would be accepting the president’s power to seek foreign interference in our democracy.

Editorial: Trump’s stance on Hurricane Dorian is problematic

Editorial: Trump’s stance on Hurricane Dorian is problematic

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 8, 2019

This stance that the president shouldn’t be corrected when wrong, even when public safety is at stake, is dangerous and dictator-like.

Editorial | Climate change denial is an economic and environmental failure

Editorial | Climate change denial is an economic and environmental failure

By Pitt News Editorial Board

August 29, 2019

It’s likely that even older generations will have to face the financial burdens of denying climate change, especially with these loosening regulations.

Editorial | Acknowledge progress and pitfalls during Pride month

Editorial | Acknowledge progress and pitfalls during Pride month

By Pitt News Editorial Board

June 11, 2019

But the past few years also brought forth a slew of hateful events, serving as a bleak reminder that we still have a long way to go. In order to continue progressing forward, it’s vital to acknowledge both the progress and the pitfalls.

Trump has pardoned 10 men; who are they?

Trump has pardoned 10 men; who are they?

By Melissa Gomez, Los Angeles Times

May 23, 2019

The ability to grant pardons is among a president’s most unchecked powers. Pardons have corrected injustices, and they’ve caused outrage. But historians consider some of President Donald Trump’s pardons among the most controversial ever granted. Experts say many of his pardons follow a pattern...

Opinion | The Trump boom can’t last

Opinion | The Trump boom can’t last

By Michael Clifford, For The Pitt News

May 21, 2019

Mixed economic signals are popping up everywhere that suggest a downturn soon. Given the uncertainty, it would be wise to hold a skeptical outlook for the near future.

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