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Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (September 29-October 6)

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THE PRESS AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE

The New York Times reported on long-standing tension and a lack of chemistry between Trump and Tillerson, and NBC reported that Vice President Mike Pence’s intervention was required to keep Tillerson from resigning this past summer.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (September 22-September 29)

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THE PRESS AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE

Trump again stirs up racial divisions, this time by weighing in on NFL stars’ protests.

 

All About That Base: Trump Goes To War With NFL Over Racial Justice Protests

Trump spent this past weekend stirring up racial divisions in a sustained attack on NFL players kneeling in protest during the pre-game national anthem that was reportedly a deliberate nod to his electoral base.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (September 8-September 15)

 

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THE PRESS AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE

Trump again suggests both sides were to blame for Charlottesville violence. The administration takes the next step in its leak crackdown, and the press secretary suggests a journalist should be fired for criticism of the president.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (Sept. 2 – Sept. 8)

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IMMIGRATION 

Trump ends the DACA program, garnering immediate rebukes from Democrats, some Republicans, and business and educational leaders. Several state governments sue the administration over ending DACA. DACA recipients are concerned ICE could use application data to find and deport them.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (Aug 25-Sept 1)

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RULE OF LAW

Trump’s pardon of Arizona’s former sheriff Joe Arpaio raises questions about the rule of law.

Trump Pardons Joe Arpaio

Last Friday Trump pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff convicted of criminal contempt for continuing in his hunt of undocumented immigrants even after his policies were found to be unconstitutional.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (August 4-August 11)

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FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL SECURITY

Trump talks tough on North Korea but soft on Russia, despite its expulsion of U.S. diplomats.

 

Trump Promises North Korea “Fire, Fury and Frankly Power”

In response to provocations from North Korea, Trump delivered bellicose rhetoric of his own that   escalated throughout the week.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (July 28-August 4)

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TRUMP-RUSSIA INVESTIGATIONS

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation heats up, with a grand jury impaneled in Washington. Subpoenas are issued in relation to last year’s Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer, and Trump reportedly dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting.  continue »

Norms Watch: Democracy, the Trump Administration, and Reactions to It (July 21-July 28)

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THE PRESS AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE

Trump gets political while speaking to the Boy Scouts, in-fighting in the White House team spills into the public in an obscenity-laden phone call and some tweets, and members of Congress threaten duels and ass-knot-snatching in a climate of anxiety over security.  continue »