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Trump putting hold on new green cards

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/22/20, 09:50 am

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he will sign an executive order temporarily suspending some avenues of immigration into the United States. Specifically, the administration will no longer allow those seeking permanent residency to get green cards for the next 60 days. After two months, the administration will reevaluate whether or not to continue the policy.

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Trump delivers Easter Sunday speech

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/13/20, 11:51 am

President Donald Trump wished Americans a happy Easter while acknowledging the bitterness of keeping church doors closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

When can churches open again? During a White House briefing on Sunday, the president said he hopes Americans will be able to meet in person soon, but he didn’t give any dates and called for maintaining social distancing until then. He said he may form a task force to make plans to lift current restrictions but promised to continue listening to health experts and not reopen the economy prematurely.

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Reforming Trump

Politics | Some random contacts offer ideas
by Joel Belz
Posted 2/13/20, 04:53 pm

To say that President Donald Trump marches to his own drummer is to cut off debate before it even begins. You may or may not like the way he’s gone about things—but either way, you’re pretty much forced to agree that his has been a unique approach.

But just suppose that one of his aides were to email you this week to say: “The president is seeking some thoughtful outside-the-box thinking. If you had the ability and power to change just one thing about his administration, what would it be?”

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