Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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MTV Host Blasted for Injecting Jeff Sessions’ Asian American Grandchildren into Political Fire

posted by Randall

Jeff Sessions GrandchildrenA news host and writer for MTV is under fire for a tweet that inferred Attorney General nominee Jeff Session used his Asian American grandchildren as props during his confirmation hearing.

Sessions confirmation has been heavily opposed by civil rights activists who have openly called his actions racist. The Tweet by Ira Madison III which … Read more

Blogs

Hearings to begin for Trump’s team; AAPI opposition to Chao

posted by Randall
West Wing

Who will fill these seats in the West Wing?

By Ed Diokno

If that old adage is true: “You can judge the character of a man by the friends that he chooses,” then our country is in for a rough ride not only for the next four years, but for decades to come.

Two months … Read more

Blogs

Blog: Asian Americans Join other People of Color to Oppose Jeff Sessions for US Attorney General

posted by Randall
NAACP protests nomination of Jess Sessions for US Attorney General

NAACP protests nomination of Jess Sessions for US Attorney General

By Ed Diokno

And so begins the first of many anticipated battles.

Meeting in Washington D.C. Friday, civil rights leaders from The Leadership Conference, the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans,  the National Action Network, the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., … Read more

Filipino American

Filipino American Husband of Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway on President-elect’s Shortlist

posted by Randall
Conway, George

George T. Conway ’87, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz,

Yale Law School graduate George Conway is reportedly being strongly considered for Solicitor General, the third highest position in the Justice Department, reported Bloomberg.
Conway is married to Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s campaign manager who is now one of his senior advisers.

CNN reported that her … Read more

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