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Opinion | New York sets example with new abortion law

Opinion | New York sets example with new abortion law

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist

February 11, 2019

The legislation is a landmark victory in the fight for women’s reproductive health-care rights.

Editorial: Trump defies bipartisanship for border fiction

Editorial: Trump defies bipartisanship for border fiction

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 6, 2019

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.

Opinion | Bashing millennials is a risky move for Trump

Opinion | Bashing millennials is a risky move for Trump

By Julia Kreutzer, For The Pitt News

January 29, 2019

The last thing Trump should do is criticize a generation that could, and likely will, mobilize against him next November.

Editorial | GOP hard on King, soft on Trump

Editorial | GOP hard on King, soft on Trump

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 16, 2019

The Republican leadership likely hopes their actions against King will be seen as a genuine stand against white supremacy, not something done when it is politically convenient. The GOP’s silence on Trump says otherwise.

Opinion | Schumer and Pelosi are hypocritical in fight for border wall

Opinion | Schumer and Pelosi are hypocritical in fight for border wall

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

January 14, 2019

Schumer and Pelosi seem more comfortable with spending taxpayers’ dollars on useless projects rather than giving Trump 0.14 percent of the yearly budget to help prevent the illegal entry and re-entry of criminals

Editorial: The real consequences of Trump’s fake crisis

Editorial: The real consequences of Trump’s fake crisis

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 10, 2019

Trump is both a hypocrite and wrong to blame Democrats for a lack of resolution to the shutdown, and the longer he blames others for a problem created entirely by himself, the more people he puts at risk.

Editorial: Trump’s border security the wrong answer to real problems

Editorial: Trump’s border security the wrong answer to real problems

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 9, 2019

President Donald Trump’s first prime-time address was his opportunity to make a case for his border security plan. Instead, it highlighted just how little Trump understood the problems he hoped a border wall would fix.

Editorial: Trump needs to compromise on wall

Editorial: Trump needs to compromise on wall

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 7, 2019

Trump needs to put aside his ego long enough to agree to a compromise, or else the consequences of a prolonged government shutdown will be serious for many Americans.

Opinion | Trump must push out Venezuela’s dictator

Opinion | Trump must push out Venezuela’s dictator

By Josh Beylinson, For The Pitt News

December 6, 2018

Only with more strategic sanctions and further diplomatic action against Venezuela’s dictator can the country become a democracy and give the right of self-determination to its citizens.

Trump seeks to end recounts in Florida’s Senate and governor elections, and alleges fraud without evidence

Trump seeks to end recounts in Florida’s Senate and governor elections, and alleges fraud without evidence

By Eli Stokols | Los Angeles Times

November 12, 2018

President Donald Trump on Monday called for a halt to recounts in Florida, where Republican candidates for Senate and governor lead. He alleged without evidence that Democratic candidates' gains were the result of fraud. The president's statement, in a morning tweet, contradicted Florida officials...

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