Saturday, July 4, 2020

Tag: Trump administration

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.

The problem goes way beyond Kellyanne Conway: Trump’s team of TV...

Have we ever had a modern-day press secretary who put so many substantial lies up on the board in just a few short weeks?

(Neo)Conned? The Trump administration’s dangerous mix of old and new

The current President seems ready to repeat the worst mistakes of the past while at the same time steering the United States in dangerous new directions.

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.