Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Mick Mulvaney

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

Real corruption: Mick ‘pay and we’ll talk’ Mulvaney

When it comes to this kind of deep corruption, which perverts government’s role for the benefit of the privileged few, Mick Mulvaney is a master of the art.

Mulvaney’s in, bankers win, and Trump shafts Americans again

Donald Trump was hostile to the CFPB from the start, and he said this as he shoehorned Mulvaney into the director’s chair.

Mick Mulvaney gives mix of Groundhog Day and flat out lies...

Mulvaney has given us absolutely zero reason that Trump’s policies will lead to anything other than larger deficits, fewer people with health care, more dangerous workplaces, and a dirtier environment.

A big day for Trump’s budget pick, Social Security – and...

“We have a president who ran on a set of principles that he would not cut Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid, yet he is nominating someone whose views are very, very different.”

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock. 

Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.