David Antonio Herrera

David Antonio Herrera

USMCA Goes Into Effect

On July 1st 2020, one of President Trump’s most ambitious campaign promises was officially fulfilled when the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement went into effect. The trade agreement, simply known as USMCA, was signed by the President into law back in January 2020. The deal came after tense negotiations and tough language from President Trump to the …

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Main Takeaways from Trump’s Tulsa Campaign Rally

Following a months-long hiatus, President Trump resumed his campaign’s popular rallies in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 20, 2020.  Controversy surrounding the event materialized even before it actually began, with critics voicing their concerns over holding such a massive gathering of people with disregard to CDC guidelines of maintaining social distancing and wearing face coverings, as …

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Supreme Court Rules to Uphold DACA Against Trump Administration’s Bid to End the Program

On June 18th, the Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, ruled against a Trump administration bid to repeal the DACA program. The chief justices reached the decision with a tight 5-4 decision, with conservative Chief Justice John Roberts unexpectedly siding with the other liberal members of the court. The DACA program was instituted under …

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Explained: What is the CHAZ?

Amidst nationwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in the hands of police custody, Seattle protesters have secured an area called the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, or C.H.A.Z. The zone, which comprises a 6 block area within the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, was overtaken by protestors, some of whom now claim the …

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May 2020 Jobs Report Shows Unexpected Signs of U.S. Economic Comeback

Economists and investors across the board were shocked as the Labor Department’s surveys for payrolls and unemployment for the month of May 2020 exceeded all expectations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a whopping 2.5 million jobs added, the first time payroll numbers experienced a net increase since February 2020, as well as an unexpected …

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Counties Across the U.S. Begin Lifting Curfew Orders Following Criticism

Several counties across the country have begun to announce their plans to reduce or eliminate curfew orders following protests surrounding the death of George Floyd in the hands of police custody. The orders were enacted in several states and districts, including Minnesota, California, New York, and Washington D.C. Police chiefs of said states and local …

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