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Protesting members of the Trump administration is a First Amendment right

Matt Hasty June 28, 2018

The recent remonstrations of Trump cabinet members are an effective form of protest and an excessive in the First Amendment right we all have.The first publicized story of protest against a Trump cabinet...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Contentious DeVos hearing reflects lack of experience

Blake Blevins January 20, 2017

Following the new trend in Washington, which seems to be placing people in specialized positions of power that deal with areas they have no experience in, Betsy DeVos came before the Senate Committee on...

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell details the Heyburn Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary, named for the late U.S. Senior District Judge John G. Heyburn II, after its announcement at the University of Kentuckys Main Building on Monday, October 10, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. The national, nonpartisan initiative aims to establish an archives and oral history program for Kentuckys federal judges and a national lecture series on relevant judicial topics, as well as play host to federal judicial conferences, according to a press release. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

McConnell won’t recuse himself from wife’s cabinet confirmation

Madison Rexroat December 1, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Elaine Chao as transportation secretary, which brought up questions about Mitch McConnell, Chao’s husband and Senate Majority Leader, mixing family with work.When...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, N.C., on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. (Diedra Laird/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Trump appointments raise red flags

Blake Blevins November 30, 2016

Like much of Donald Trump’s campaign, there has been a lot of fog surrounding his administration. With cries to “drain the swamp!” many expect an administration teeming with outsiders. Meanwhile,...

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