Monday, August 19, 2019

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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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman