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How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence. Negative Asian-American tropes have long existed online but began increasing last March as parts of the United States went into lockdown over the coronavirus.

How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence

That month, politicians including Representative Paul Gosar, Republican of Arizona, and Representative Kevin McCarthy, a Republican of California, used the terms “Wuhan virus” and “Chinese coronavirus” to refer to Covid-19 in their tweets. Those terms then began trending online, according to a study from the University of California, Berkeley. On the day Mr. Gosar posted his tweet, usage of the term “Chinese virus” jumped 650 percent on Twitter; a day later there was an 800 percent increase in their usage in conservative news articles, the study found. Mr. In a study this week from the University of California, San Francisco, researchers who examined 700,000 tweets before and after Mr. Representatives for Mr. Misinformation linking the coronavirus to anti-Asian beliefs also rose last year.

We must impeach Trump and bar him from holding office again. Now. As protecting our democracy becomes an urgent national focus during the final two weeks of Donald Trump’s term, a growing number of officials and citizens have begun debating whether to remove Trump from power, either through the 25th Amendment or impeachment.

We must impeach Trump and bar him from holding office again. Now

Regardless of what happens in these coming days, it is imperative that Congress ensure that this president never takes power again. Trump lashes out at his most loyal allies. Untitled. During the first presidential debate in Cleveland, President Donald Trump repeated an assertion he’s made literally dozens of times.


When the novel coronavirus appeared, Trump said, "I had to close the greatest economy in the history of our country. " The U.S. economy prior to the coronavirus was strong. False claims re Maine fishing industry. In a June 24 tweet, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that his predecessor had “destroyed” Maine’s lobster and fishing industry.

False claims re Maine fishing industry

It is true that, in an effort to protect a rich but delicate marine area, then-President Barack Obama in 2016 created a nearly 5,000-square-mile marine monument off the New England coast to be off-limits to fishing and lobstering. But he grandfathered in lobster and crab harvesting for seven years — so there has been absolutely no impact as of yet on the lobster industry. And statistics show that the rest of the fishing industry has hardly been destroyed. On June 5, Trump signed a proclamation opening up the monument, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument about 130 miles east-southeast off of Cape Cod, to commercial fishing.

Trump said Obama had no reason to stop fishing in the area, and he was acting to “reverse that injustice.” A few weeks later, Trump took to Twitter to make his false claim about the lobster industry: Pres. Trump vows not to cut Social Security and Medicare — his 2021 budget says otherwise. President Donald Trump posted a tweet on Saturday vowing, “We will not be touching your Social Security and Medicare in Fiscal 2021 Budget.”

Trump vows not to cut Social Security and Medicare — his 2021 budget says otherwise

One day later, the Wall Street Journal published a report indicating that Trump is doing exactly that with his budget proposal. The Journal’s report, which came a day ahead of the administration officially releasing its budget on Monday, indicates that Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget includes “steep reductions in social-safety-net programs,” including cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security: The White House proposes to cut spending by $4.4 trillion over a decade. Of that, it targets $2 trillion in savings from mandatory spending programs, including $130 billion from changes to Medicare prescription-drug pricing, $292 billion from safety-net cuts—such as work requirements for Medicaid and food stamps—and $70 billion from tightening eligibility access to disability benefits.

Trump boasts the US economy is the best it's ever been under his watch. Here are 9 charts showing how it compares to the Obama and Bush presidencies. Impeachment Briefing: What Happened Today - clareluxor - Gmail. (8) Narcissist, Psychopath, or Sociopath: How to Spot the Differences. On Tax Day, Still 'No Evidence' Trump Tax Cuts Are Trickling Down to Workers. Trump Rips Firms Linked To Iran Revolutionary Guard — After His Own Suspicious Ties.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s Grand Rapids rally after the Mueller probe. Rep. Tom McClintock distorts number of homicides by undocumented immigrants. Donald Trump Jr. tweets misleading 2012 headline about Florida noncitizen voters. David Dewhurst says prayer rugs found in Texas brush near Mexico border. Mike Pence wrong that ISIS has been defeated. Where Does Illegal Immigration Mostly Occur? Here's What The Data Tell Us. The westernmost edge of the U.S. border wall separates Tijuana from San Diego.

Where Does Illegal Immigration Mostly Occur? Here's What The Data Tell Us

Most undocumented immigrants in this country did not enter the U.S. at the Southern border. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption toggle caption Rebecca Blackwell/AP The westernmost edge of the U.S. border wall separates Tijuana from San Diego. Most undocumented immigrants didn't enter this country through Tijuana, where news cameras have captured images of thousands of immigrants seeking refuge during recent months. And they didn't enter near the border town of McAllen, Texas, which the president visited Thursday during the 20th day of a partial government shutdown fought over constructing additional barriers on the Southern border.

RNC Misleads on ‘Immoral’ Democratic Bill. Republican National Committee tweets in recent days have attacked a Democratic-sponsored bill in the House as “immoral” because it “would spend $54 billion taxpayer dollars on foreign countries” but not address “the border crisis here at home.” But that’s the same amount that Republican-controlled appropriations committees approved in June for the State Department’s operations and programs, which includes foreign assistance. The misleading tweets from the RNC appear to take their cue from comments made by President Donald Trump during a cabinet meeting on the day of the House vote. Trump, Jan. 3: Now, the Democrats, in the bill, want $12 billion additional for foreign aid. They want $12 billion more. It’s $54.4 billion, which is by itself a lot, but in foreign aid they want $12 billion over the $54 billion. Terrorists at US-Mexico border? Trump team admits mistakes on numbers. The Trump file: Trump's 10 top falsehoods of 2018.

President Donald Trump has twice garnered PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year "prize. " Readers argued that he was again worthy of the recognition. The Trump file: Trump's 10 top falsehoods of 2018. Trump said he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.' But his businesses have made millions from the Saudi government, and the crown prince gave his New York City hotel a huge boost. In a statement released Tuesday, President Donald Trump stood by Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite evidence that the crown prince ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump said he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.' But his businesses have made millions from the Saudi government, and the crown prince gave his New York City hotel a huge boost.

"King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman vigorously deny any knowledge of the planning or execution of the murder of Mr. Khashoggi," Trump said. "Our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event — maybe he did and maybe he didn't! " Job Openings Bunk. The Republican National Committee and others have taken to claiming that the number of job openings exceeds the number of job seekers for the first time “in history,” a sweeping claim that is without factual support, and likely false.

Job Openings Bunk

It’s true that the number of unfilled job openings is now greater than the number of unemployed people for the first time on record, but records only go back 18 years. Despite what some GOP spinmeisters would have you believe, “history” didn’t start in December of 2000. Trump Jr.'s False Noncitizen Voting Tweet. Amid a contentious Florida recount, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a six-year-old, and outdated, story to suggest hundreds of thousands of noncitizens could have voted in the state.

Trump Jr.'s False Noncitizen Voting Tweet

The story includes an update saying just 85 noncitizens were ultimately removed from the state’s voter rolls in 2012. On Nov. 12, Trump Jr. tweeted the “Amazing, but not shocking at all anymore” headline from an NBC Miami story that said, “Nearly 200,000 Florida Voters May Not Be Citizens.” But an editor’s note posted to the top of the story before he tweeted about it made clear that the figure from state officials turned out to be deeply flawed. The story, written by the Associated Press, originates with an effort by Republican Gov. Rick Scott to direct state officials to search out noncitizens on Florida’s voter rolls, and to purge them prior to the 2012 elections. Trump Says ‘I Don’t Know Matt Whitaker,’ Despite Several Oval Office Visits. Choice page.

Donald Trump's Pants on Fire claim that Democrats let a cop-killing immigrant into the country. In his final push before the midterms, President Donald Trump promoted a political video that says Democrats are responsible for letting a murderer stay in the country illegally to kill people.

Donald Trump's Pants on Fire claim that Democrats let a cop-killing immigrant into the country

Trump tweeted a campaign-style video Oct. 31 about two California sheriff officers who were shot to death by an immigrant in the country illegally. The video opens with courtroom footage of a smiling Luis Bracamontes. Superimposed are the words, "Illegal immigrant, Luis Bracamontes, killed our people! " As Bracamontes boasts about killing the two officers and saying he would kill more if he could, new text says, "Democrats let him into our country. " That’s quickly followed with, "Democrats let him stay.

" Inside What Even an Ally Calls Trump’s ‘Reality Distortion Field’ How Trump-Fed Conspiracy Theories About Migrant Caravan Intersect With Deadly Hatred. Once Fringe, George Soros Conspiracies Now Saturate the G.O.P. - Video - You Don’t Need to Go to the Dark Web to Find Hateful Conspiracy Theories. Trump Stump Speeches: Immigration. Editor’s Note: For weeks, President Donald Trump has been campaigning in states that are key to the Republican Party’s chances of maintaining control of the House and Senate. We have reviewed seven speeches he gave from Oct. 10 to Oct. 22. This is the first in a series of stories on his speeches. President Donald Trump is trying to make illegal immigration a key issue in the midterm elections. In Montana, which borders Canada, Trump tells supporters that “it’s going to be an election of the caravan,” referring to the several thousand Central American emigrants who are traveling to Mexico and the U.S. in search of refugee status.

In Arizona, McSally falsely claims Sinema backed bill encouraging child trafficking. Donald Trump touts nonexistent $450 billion in Saudi orders and 1 million jobs. Why Trump Gaslighting Is Different click2x. Donald Trump's USA Today op-ed, annotated. 4 Ways Fred Trump Made Donald Trump and His Siblings Rich. Between the Scenes - Trump Weaponizes Victimhood to Defend Kavanaugh. GOP county leader shares fake photo of Blasey Ford. Trump's dairy fight with Canada gets only $70 million more than TPP. Ing Trump's Energy Boasts. Trump funnels $ to Trump. Donald Trump's Pants on Fire claim of 'large scale voter fraud' How Trump’s White House Could Mess With Government Data. Numbers and data are a backbone of modern life.

Donald Trump is unfit to be president. Here are 141 reasons why. To view the interactive version of this list, visit this page on another platform, like your phone's mobile browser or your computer's browser. 1. Proposed to create a database system to track Muslims in the U.S. 2. Sorry, Mr. President: White people are not oppressed in America. Is the American republic built to withstand a malevolent president? From 'Slimeball Comey' to 'Crooked Hillary', why Trump loves to brand his enemies. Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies - The New York Times.

Trump Says He Has Signed More Bills Than Any President, Ever. He Hasn’t. - The New York Times. Trump Administration: The Most Corrupt and Unethical in American History? Trump White House Weighing Plans for Private Spies to Counter “Deep State” Enemies. Lies and Truth in the Era of Trump. Trump Org: a magnet for dirty businessmen.