Monday, March 30, 2020

Tag: Trump administration

Exxon now wants to write the rules for regulating methane emissions

The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.

Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires blasts Trumps coronavirus relief plan to...

"At the very least these workers need immediate paid sick leave, but for them to be able to pay their bills and support their families, they need economic relief more than any other group of Americans."

‘Arbitrary and capricious’: Federal judge throws out oil and gas leases...

Calling the policy "arbitrary and capricious," the judge said there was significant evidence that the Bureau of Land Management was intentionally shutting the public out.

Trump would cut TANF by $21 billion, impose harmful spending restrictions

This budget would halt states’ progress and encourage them to withdraw critical supports to families in poverty.

Could a California law help save America’s public lands throughout the...

The state used an innovative new law to fight back against the Trump administration’s expansion of oil and gas drilling—and that could provide a model for the rest of the country.

EPA enforcement in distress — and more trouble is brewing

The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.

Trump’s new spy chief used to work for a foreign politician...

Richard Grenell did not disclose payments for advocacy work on behalf of a Moldovan politician whom the U.S. later accused of corruption. His own office’s policy says that could leave him vulnerable to blackmail.

The Trump administration is cutting back protection for migratory birds

Birds are a shared resource among nations. Where governments have acted, they have successfully protected migratory birds and the habitat they depend on.

Driving the Trump rampage: Making the unacceptable acceptable

In Trump's crooked model, only total power allows an autocrat to achieve the highest goal: make what was before unacceptable seem acceptable, staunch public resistance by damned.

Trump’s trophy hunting council disbanded after legal defeat

"The end of Trump's thrill-kill council is a huge victory for elephants, lions and other imperiled animals targeted by trophy hunters."

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Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White House objects to...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.