The SIDEBAR is a quick run-down of actions Democracy Forward has uncovered that the Trump Administration has taken under the radar as it quietly rolls back protections across federal agencies.  We’ll change topics each week and give you our one-line take on each action (that’s the “sidebar” part).

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Veterans Policy and the Trump Administration

December 6, 2017

President Trump claimed he was “putting veterans first” this past Veterans Day—then his Administration went back to work rolling back critical protections for America’s veterans: —The Administration is attempting to...


Opioid Policy and the Trump Administration

November 29, 2017

How President Trump has quietly taken steps that put communities suffering from the opioid epidemic at greater risk.


Special Thanksgiving Edition: Trump and Poultry

November 21, 2017

This afternoon President Trump will pardon a turkey, providing Drumstick or Wishbone protection from the crosshairs of Big Agriculture. Unfortunately, American workers and consumers haven’t been so lucky.


Tax Policy and the Trump Administration

November 8, 2017

Tomorrow, President Trump and Senate Republicans are expected to unveil a tax proposal that will cut tax rates for corporations, raise taxes on millions of working families, and increase the...


Sexual Assault Policy and the Trump Administration

November 1, 2017

Since taking office, President Trump reversed the Department of Education’s initiative to address college sexual assault, proposed gutting the State Department office that works to end gender-based violence abroad, and...