President Trump

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Women March to Unseat President

Jan 21,2020

Alamedans participated locally in a nationwide demonstration last Saturday intended to send a message of disapproval to U.S. President Donald Trump. Following in the pattern of the Women’s March held in 2017, the women aimed to send “a resounding message that we reject President Donald Trump.

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Jeff Patterson

Island City Rises Up

Jan 14,2020

On Jan. 9, approximately 60 Alamedans gathered downtown to express opposition to any U.S. escalation of hostilities toward Iran after missile strikes transpired on each side. The anti-war vigil was one of more than 350 held nationwide, including larger events in Oakland and San Francisco.

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New Book Sheds Light on VA Clinic

Jan 16,2020

The observations of former Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) David Shulkin may shed light on why the VA project at Alameda Point continues to be delayed. Building a new clinic at Alameda Point conflicts with the Trump Administration’s goal of privatizing VA healthcare services.

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Council Resolves to Investigate President

Mar 14,2017

 

The City Council passed a resolution seeking a Congressional investigation of President Donald Trump regarding possible Constitutional violations. The council unanimously passed the resolution that can potentially lead to the president’s impeachment if violations are found. 

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ACLU Hosts Event at City Hall

Mar 07,2017

 

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will be holding “resistance training” at City Hall. This gathering will launch an effort to engage grassroots volunteers across the country and take the fight against Donald Trump’s policies not just into the courts, but into the streets. 

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Council Makes Island City a Sanctuary City

Jan 24,2017

 

Both the City of Alameda and the Alameda Board of Education expressed their commitment to declare the city and its schools a safe haven for individuals regardless of their national origin at respective meetings earlier this month.   

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