Progressives and Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
This chapter develops two more case studies of Progressive/Liberal activism during the first years of the Trump administration. It examines the outspoken political challenges of Progressives Democrats in response to the president’s international travel bans in Trump’s first year in office. Members employed negative issue framing and protests to effect changes in policies. The chapter also analyzes Progressive challenges to the Trump administration’s approach to ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and related immigration legislation through traditional and nontraditional means.