Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: executive order

Trump ends administration’s policy of separation of children from migrant families...

Trump's "sudden surrender" is being equated to condemnation from human rights groups calling the Trump administration's policy "egregious practices."

Your ‘law and order’ candidate…

... And your unlawful, disorderly president.

Trump gives pen to dow chemical CEO after signing executive order...

The order directs each government agency to create a task force to evaluate existing federal regulations and recommend whether they should be kept, repealed or modified.

Judge Blocks Trump’s immigration ban request

The Trump administration is trying hard to get this ban to go through.

The State Department suspends Trump’s Muslim ban

The sudden halt of his immigration order has given Trump his first glance as to the limits of his presidential power.

Federal judge grants stay against Trump’s immigration ban

“This executive order runs contrary to really our most fundamental constitutional rights and human values in this country.”

Reality, not foes, undermines Trump’s legitimacy

Trump’s opening gambit focuses public attention not on real policy or legislation (still a great void) but whether this chief executive is simply an impulsive, erratic narcissist – or much worse, so unstable he could dislodge current, fragile power balances, here and abroad.

Obama Will Move to Expand Gun Control By Executive Order

The announcement is expected to come sometime before the annual State of the Union address.

Why We Shouldn’t Pay for the Political Spending of Federal Contractors

When government contractors spend money, the American taxpayer has to foot the bill. There should be a restriction on all political activities by corporations getting more than half their income from the federal government.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."