Donald Trump

  • Opinions divided on Trump so far

    by - Apr 26, 2017
    By Anna Kayser and Madeleine Neal daily-iowan@uiowa.edu With two days left until President Donald Trump’s 100-day mark, division along party lines remain evident as Republican members of Iowa’s congressional delegation focused on the potential of Trump’s...
  • Senate confirms Perdue as Ag head

    by - Apr 24, 2017
    By Madeleine Neal | madeleine-neal@uiowa.edu   Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue was confirmed as secretary of the U.S. Agriculture Department in a strong bipartisan vote of 87-11 on Monday. Perdue, 70, who was nominated by President...
  • Spicer apologizes for Holocaust comment

    by - Apr 11, 2017
    By Ken Thomas, Associated Press and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologized Tuesday for making an “inappropriate and insensitive” comparison to the Holocaust in earlier comments about Syrian...
  • Trump orders missile attack on Syria

    by - Apr 7, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Despite the anti-interventionist foreign-policy promises he made on the campaign trail, President Trump ordered  the launching of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles against Syria on the evening of April 6. The missiles...
  • GOP health plan stalls in the House

    by - Mar 23, 2017
    With a House divided, Grassley predicts ‘Plan B’ on repeal and replace. By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu “There’s the bill right there – 121 pages,” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said, pointing to a stack of papers...
  • To tweet or not to tweet

    by - Mar 8, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Some Iowa politicians and experts differ on the significance behind President Trump’s unconventional use of Twitter to relay information to the American public. “Trump has been very effective at using Twitter over...
  • What Trump’s agenda means for Iowa

    by - Feb 28, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Forty days after his inauguration, President Trump pitched his legislative agenda on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. This is what Trump’s four major policy proposals mean for Iowa: IMMIGRATION...
  • Despite opposition, Senate confirms DeVos

    by - Feb 8, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as Education Department secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence. Two Republicans, Susan Collins of...
  • Marching into deconstruction

    by - Jan 24, 2017
    In a movement in which millions around the world participated, a clash of ideas was inevitable. By Lily Abromeit | lily-abromeit@uiowa.edu While millions of people gathered in the streets of cities around the country and world...
  • Trump’s trade move sparks concern

    by - Jan 23, 2017
    Some see Trump’s withdrawal from TPP a threat to Iowa’s agriculture economy. Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu University of Iowa Professor of economics John Solow said President Trump’s executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on...