Stories tagged: "Donald Trump"


A Trump supporter is tended to by a police officer while suffering the effects of chemical agents used to disperse crows after protesters stormed the grounds the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Trump’s Tough Stance on Black Lives Matter Protesters Disappears for White Terrorists

Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.

Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The demonstration turned violent and deadly. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
What Is the 25th Amendment and Why Are Folks Calling for It to Be Invoked After the Capitol Chaos?

“I don’t know where his Cabinet has been all this time, but it’s long overdue for the 25th Amendment because this man is no longer capable of serving the United States of America."

In this image from video, Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. Mitchell said Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 he is leaving the Republican Party and becoming an independent to protest efforts to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump.
Rep. Paul Mitchell Is Just the Latest Michigan Republican to Ditch the GOP

"It is unacceptable for political candidates to treat our election system as though we are a third-world nation," said the now-former Republican.

Electoral college proceedings. Photo captured from Senate TV.
Michigan’s 16 Electors Are Brave. They Shouldn’t Have to Be.

Credible threats shut down everything at the Capitol Monday except the Electoral College, which cast its 16 votes for Joe Biden.

Cynthia Johnson, Lee Chatfield and Jocelyn Benson have all received threats or intimidation in the past week.
The Violent Storm Brewing in the Aftermath of Trump’s Michigan Loss

Threats, racism and an armed protest at an elected official's home are the latest in the rising potential of political violence in Michigan.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 09: Wearing a face mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden talks with members of the United Steelworkers union in a supporter's back yard September 09, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Biden is campaigning in Michigan, which President Donald Trump won in 2016 by less than 11,000 votes, the narrowest margin of victory in state's presidential election history. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Three Things Michiganders Want From President Biden (and the One They Don’t)

When President-elect Biden is sworn in Jan. 20, there are a lot of issues he needs to address. From the pandemic to the environment, Michiganders are holding him to his word.

Photo by Brian Rozman
Detroit Moves Toward Certifying Election Results as Trump Lawsuits Collapse

Trump's lawsuits to stop election certification aren't just meritless, argues Attorney General Dana Nessel, but also racist.