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In just his first week in power, Mr. Trump has taken a variety of moves that have angered environmental activists.
“The opposition facing the new trump White House is unlike we’ve seen publicly in recent memory.
With their traditional political power diminished, environmental activists have launched an unprecedented guerrilla warfare campaign against President trump — and analysts say such efforts will only grow in intensity over the coming weeks and months.
The environmental protests come against the backdrop of broader demonstrations against Mr. Trump, including large-scale gatherings at airports across the country after the administration suspended immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Environmentalists and their allies launched dozens of “alternative” Twitter accounts to combat the administration’s purported war against the science of climate change.
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Social media has delivered its verdict on Ivanka Trump‘s ballgown, posted to Twitter as chaos erupted in airports across the United States: Not a good look.
At the same time, Ivanka however was using her social media to broadcast a very different message, posting a photo of herself and husband Jared Kushner off to the Alfalfa Club Dinner on Saturday night.
Advertisementpic.twitter.com/aWXH6lKF3g — Ivanka trump (@IvankaTrump) January 29, 2017The couple, both close advisors to President trump with Kushner officially named a senior White House advisor last week, were preparing to leave for the exclusive social gathering attended by the political and social elite in Washington.
Many activists, influencers and celebrities used social media to express their outrage over the “inhumane” nature of Trump’s ban, some even joining protesters to show support for those refugees and immigrants impacted by the legislation.
On Friday afternoon, Donald trump issued an Executive Order which essentially closed American borders to migrants and refugees from 7 predominantly Islamic countries, including refugees fleeing war-torn Syria.
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Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media
But the vetting of political appointees involves more than just social media accounts.
The social media posts and histories of these workers have prompted questions about how thoroughly the Trump administration is vetting political appointees as it races to stand up a new government.
The names of the Education Department workers were on a list of new hires circulated last week inside the agency and obtained by POLITICO.
Bolen could not be reached by telephone and did not respond to emails sent to three addresses, including his new Education Department email.
POLITICO compiled social media histories and prior media coverage of several employees by matching up new employees’ names and photos against publicly available Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn accounts.
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