Tag: Donald Trump

Trump Lies About Keystone XL, Turns His Back on Unions and Fails at Negotiating “Best Deal” for America With U.S. Steel for Pipelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Trump Lies About Keystone XL, Turns His Back on Unions and Fails at Negotiating “Best Deal” for America With U.S. Steel for Pipelines Trump repeatedly stated the Keystone XL pipeline would be made with U.S. steel and that America would get 25% […]
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Bold Alliance Responds to Trump State Dept.’s Keystone XL Statement Silencing Opposition by Rejecting Any Public Comments

Mark Hefflinger
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The State Department said on Feb. 9 that it has received TransCanada’s re-submitted application for Keystone XL and will now “conduct a review of the application in accordance with the Presidential Memorandum and any other applicable requirements.” In a shocking silencing of the massive public opposition to the project, Trump’s State Dept. said that the federal […]
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Bold Nebraska Responds to Trump Action on Keystone XL

On Jan. 24, President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum calling for the fast-tracking of completion of the Keystone XL pipeline, and invited TransCanada to resubmit a permit application. However, this action does not give any “green-light” to start the construction of Keystone XL. There are still substantial obstacles, and the pipeline is not likely to be […]
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Support Bold action to stop Trump, Keystone XL and Dakota Access

While many of us are looking forward to putting 2016 behind us, we here at Bold are reflecting on what was an amazing year of growth for us — and gearing up for big battles to come in 2017. In 2016, the Bold Alliance launched nationwide, expanding on Bold Nebraska’s successful organizing model of unlikely […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Trump Election and TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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Donald Trump has stated that if elected, he would approve the permit that President Obama rejected for TransCanada’s Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline in his first 100 days in office. If I am elected President I will immediately approve the Keystone XL pipeline. No impact on environment & lots of jobs for U.S. — Donald […]
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Eminent Domain Advocates to Protest at Trump Rally in Atlanta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Eminent Domain Advocates to Protest at Trump Rally Atlanta, GA – Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is making a stop in Atlanta, Georgia today following this morning’s private fundraiser hosted by the state’s Governor Nathan Deal and Senator David Perdue. Coincidentally, an unlikely alliance […]
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Neal Obermeyer Cartoon: Ben Sasse to Dump GOP Over Trump

Mark Hefflinger
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(Editor’s Note: Neal Obermeyer created this latest cartoon in response to Sen. Ben Sasse’s (R-NE) recent statement on national TV that he would ditch the GOP if Donald Trump became the party’s nominee for President, and some of the local reactions. Sasse’s statement on MSNBC is below. More of Neal’s cartoons at Nealo.com.)
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Bold 2016 Presidential Poll Results

**POLL RESULTS** Conducted online February 26 – March 4, 2016: http://act.boldnebraska.org/survey/president Respondents: 3,135 | Nebraskans: 2,426 | Out-of-State: 709 **The Nebraska Democratic Caucus is Saturday, March 5th** Click here to find your caucus location, and how to caucus in Nebraska TOTAL VOTES (NEBRASKANS: 2,426): 1. Bernie Sanders: 63.4% (1,538) 2. Hillary Clinton: 27.04% (656) 3. Donald Trump: 3.75% (91) 4. Ben […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain:
 The Sleeper Issue in the Presidential Race

Jane Kleeb
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Donald Trump stood on the debate stage, with all his famous gusto, and proclaimed he loves eminent domain. Trump continued to say, “Keystone XL could not be built without it.” Well Mr. Trump, that is the point—our founding fathers never intended private corporations to use eminent domain for their private gain. While hugging eminent domain […]
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