Tag: donald trump

City council responds to President Trump’s refugee executive order

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order 1388, which required official consent from state...

Longtime Alexandria resident Joe Sestak runs for president

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] He was late to the start line, but Joe Sestak is far from counting himself out of the 2020 presidential...

Your Views: Silence makes us complicit with ICE actions

To the editor: ICE threatens massive raids targeting families. Alexandria immigrant communities live in fear even when massive raids haven’t happened yet. The rhetoric of...

Your Views: Sen. Kaine, let David Schenker go

To the editor: The food fights between the executive and legislative branches over presidential nominations are not new to Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s...

Small Business Spotlight: Threadleaf owner moves from White House to retail

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Nicole McGrew didn’t envision opening a boutique of her own when she left her job at the White House in January...

Our View: Looking back at 2017

In this, our year-in-review issue, we pause to take stock of what has transpired during the 12 months of the expiring calendar year. Some events...

Review: ‘Are you now, or have you ever been…’

By Jordan Wright The investigation and inquisition of Langston Hughes by the House Un-American Activities Committee is a deeply moving, profoundly disturbing probe into the...

Ivanka Trump visits Alexandria

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, visited the Alexandria Boys and Girls Club on Monday afternoon to take part in a Sept. 11...