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Trump Administration Announces Fresh Attack on LGBTQ and Reproductive Rights 25.5.2019 Truthout.com
Trump is further eroding protections in the Affordable Care Act for LGBTQ patients and access to reproductive care.
The Republicans’ dumbest idea yet 25.5.2019 Raw Story
It’s one thing to oppose the grandiose “Green New Deal” as gratuitously imprecise or for its full-throated attack on all-things-ozone and carbon release in our global community. It feels like something totally other to oppose narrow regulations that could advance the campaign to swap out incandescen...
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Trump Will Sell Weapons to Saudi Arabia Whether Congress Likes It or Not 25.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Senator Bob Menendez said he was "disappointed, but not surprised, that the Trump Administration has failed once again to prioritize our long term national security interests or stand up for human rights."
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While War Drums Beat, Trump Wants to Keep Congress in the Dark 24.5.2019 Truthout.com
With the administration confronting Iran, Trump's acting Pentagon chief wants to hide military info from Congress.
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Fox Pundit Whines 'Trump Is Most Abused President In American History' 24.5.2019 Crooks Liars
After Donald Trump’s temper tantrum yesterday, coupled with two federal court decisions basically laughing out of court his attempts to block subpoenas of his financial records, “Constitutionalist” Mark Levin got more than six minutes of friendly Fox News airtime to whine that poor Trump is “the most abused president in American history.” Yesterday, the Toddler-in-Chief refused to do his job and work on improving America’s infrastructure because Nancy Pelosi said something he didn’t like. On top of that, the second of two federal judges smacked down his attempt to withhold his financial records from public scrutiny. Also, New York State legislators passed a bill allowing Congress to obtain Trump’s state tax ...
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New Trump administration rule would weaken protections for transgender people in health care 24.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed a new rule that civil rights groups worry may be used to deny care to transgender patients. The proposal is part of a broader effort by religious conservatives in the Trump administration to define gender restrictively. The result has been a weakening of protections for transgender people.
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Trump’s acting Pentagon chief seeks to hide behind a veil of secrecy as the US lurches towards conflict with Iran 24.5.2019 Raw Story
At his hastily arranged Rose Garden press conference on Wednesday, President Trump made a patently laughable claim. “I am the most transparent President in U.S. history,” he protested. But as part of his conspiratorial war against the so-called deep state, Trump has threatened the politi...
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What Is the Secure Act? Major Retirement System Changes Passed by House 24.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The bill would represent one of the biggest changes to retirement plans since Congress first allowed automatic enrolment in 2006.
Former Republican Congressman Joins Call To Impeach Donald Trump 24.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Lawmakers of both parties should not blindly follow the polls but instead follow the evidence and their conscience. Politics should not rule the day," former Rep. Tom Coleman wrote.
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How Congress, Trump and Obama played favorites with transportation money 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The federal government has spent $7 billion on a transportation grant program that often awards money based on political clout and electoral impact, skirting Congress' own ban on earmarks.
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Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb has rejoined the venture world — but he hasn’t forgotten Juul 24.5.2019 techCrunch
Scott Gottlieb, the former Food and Drug Administration chief, became known during his tenure for his efforts to regulate the tobacco and e-cigarette industries — and for his particular focus on Juul, the fast-growing e-cigarette company that Gottlieb squarely blames for creating a “youth epidemic” of e-cigarette use by teenagers. Indeed, when he announced that […]
Sorry Mr. President, facts prove the House Democrats are doing way more than the GOP Senate 23.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The Trump administration has spent much of the past 24 hours blaming the president’s refusal to act on infrastructure on House Democrats, claiming they are too busy investigating him to pass any legislation. But unlike the Republican-controlled Senate, the House of Representatives has actually passed hundreds of things in just a few months, including major […]
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GOP senators ‘unnerved’ that Trump is refusing to govern while under investigation: report 23.5.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump is flat-out refusing to do any work on governing while House Democrats continue their investigations of his administration — and some Republican Senators feel that’s a bad move from a political perspective. Bloomberg reports that the president’s Rose Garden r...
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Sarah Sanders forced to admit total hypocrisy on protecting Dreamers 23.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed on Thursday that House Democrats have done nothing to help Dreamers — undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children — while simultaneously admitting that President Donald Trump’s own immigration plan offered them zero protections. In a rare CNN appearance, Sanders echoed Trump’s claim a day […]
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Don’t believe these 5 myths about impeaching Trump 23.5.2019 Raw Story
The Trump administration continues to refuse all Congressional oversight and make a mockery of the rule of law, while Trump himself continues to denounce the Mueller team and his political opponents as “traitors” and to rally his mobs against “enemies of the people.” Democratic Speaker of the House ...
What’s Behind Lobbyist Attempts to Block Casinos on Indigenous Land? 23.5.2019 Truthout.com
When a lobbyist chisels away at tribal rights, fossil fuel interests inch closer to accessing tribal land.
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Daily Digest: No special session yet 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A sampling of Minnesota political stories to get your Thursday started.
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Federal Judge Deals Trump Stonewalling Strategy Another Loss 23.5.2019 Outside the Beltway
President Trump's stonewalling strategy suffered another legal setback in New York City yesterday.
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DUH: HUD Housing Should Put Americans First 23.5.2019 NewsBusters
We no longer live in a constitutional republic. We live in an idiocracy. Only in modern-day America, under the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, is the basic proposition that federally subsidized public housing should benefit American citizens and legal residents slammed as “despicable” and “damaging.” Those are the hysterical words used by Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York City to condemn the proposal discussed by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Tuesday to ban government aid to residents of HUD who shelter ...
Pelosi just head-faked Trump into helping her unify her own caucus — here’s how 23.5.2019 Raw Story
When President Donald Trump stormed out of infrastructure talks with Democratic leaders and gave them a Rose Garden ultimatum to drop all congressional oversight of his administration or give up any chance of working with him on legislation, everyone from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) ...
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