Friday, April 10, 2020

Tag: Trump administration

Trump’s war on the truth tellers

Trump is actively destroying the truth-telling institutions our democracy depends on.

U.S. Attorney fired after refusing Trump’s order to resign

“I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the U.S. Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.”

How the Trump administration may be skirting its own ethics rules

The hiring of three former lobbyists to work in the White House raises questions about how the Trump administration is enforcing the president’s executive order on ethics.

Trump administration attempting to cut leading climate science agency budget

Deep budget cuts to the NOAA and other climate science agencies could threaten public safety and academic programs.

We must know the truth

This is the worst scandal involving the White House and a foreign power since Iran-Contra. Demand the facts.

Killer presidents

From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership – killing people.

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.”

Trump administration sued for suspending protections for endangered bumble bee

This is the third lawsuit NRDC has filed against the Trump administration for its attacks on regulation.

Ten reasons why Elliott Abrams would make a dreadful deputy Secretary...

How much more proof do we need that Elliott Abrams is unfit for public office?

EPA scientists held from attending Alaska summit

The agency’s last-minute change of plans highlighted the concerns of many conference attendees over the future of EPA programs dealing with climate change.

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A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."