San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids

June 24, 2017

… said in a statement. We deeply regret that these fast-spreading rumors have caused concerns about TriMet and the safety of our riders. In April, a federal court in San Francisco ruled that the Trump administration cannot withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities local jurisdictions, including San Francisco,that limit cooperation with federal authorities in immigration law enforcement. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsFanGrower 30 Fanpages FI Viral Loop Niche …


Trump admin ending program for mothers, children seeking asylum

June 13, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is shuttering a program designed to keep vulnerable asylum seekers — mainly mothers and young children, including pregnant and nursing women — out of detention. The move is the latest effort under President Donald Trump to prioritize immigration enforcement and deportations over policies he argues incentivized people trying to come to the US illegally. But critics say it will place an undue burden on traumatized families with legitimate …


Second Lady Pence Pushes Bee Conservation, An Effort One Critic Labels ‘Hypocritical’

June 8, 2017

… parasitic varroa mite, malnutrition and pesticide use. Perdue said that farmers have no better friends and few harder workers than the honeybee, and that the rate by which populations are dwindlingrepresents a diverse mix of challenges requiring a wide range of solutions. The Trump administration has proposed gutting by 31 percentfunding for the Environmental Protection Agency, which regulates pesticides that studies have shown to pose a risk to bees. The Agriculture and Interior …


Trump’s EPA Chief Aided Polluters For Years. Now Suddenly He Says The Mess Is A Priority

June 1, 2017

… Superfund site. Superfund is an important part of EPAs work, but Pruitts position fails to account for the history of the program. And every decision hes made about it so far suggests hes not serious about making it better. While he initially vowed , the 2018 budget the Trump administration this month would slash EPAs overall funding by to its and cut Superfund from $1.09 billion to $762 million. The administration argues that it can do more with less that the EPA will and optimize its …


It Doesn’t Sound Like Senate Republicans Are Anywhere Close To A Deal On Obamacare Repeal

May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON It took the House months of infighting and a failed first attempt to ultimately pass a bill torepeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. More than two weeks later, Senate Republicans are nowhere near reaching an agreement on a bill of their own. As scandal after scandal piled up for the Trump administration last week, Republicans were given some cover. Rather than being flooded with questions as they exited multiple meetings about their own disagreements on how to repeal and …


Trump Administrations Womens Rights Lip Service Turns Irony Up to 11

May 23, 2017

Today, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced to a room of incredulous reporters that President Donald Trump made womens empowerment a priority during his campaign. But that wasnt even the emptiest gesture the Trump administration made for womens rights today. After civilization collapses and humans are all but wiped from Earths memory, all that will be left are cockroaches and the echoes of bitter guffaws of feminists who watched this years International Women of Courage Awards. …


Trump’s doublespeak in Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2017

… Middle East, as well as for the treatment of Muslims in the United States. Thus, we should not expect any meaningful attempts by the Trump administration to decrease terrorism in the region. Rather, the focus of US counterterrorism strategy will be to geographically contain the violence within the Middle East and prevent it from crossing the Atlantic. This brings us to the second of Trump’s contradictions — deliberately disconnecting Islam from terrorism in his …


White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

May 17, 2017

Washington (CNN)As the White House rushed to contain the fallout on Capitol Hill during a head-spinning week of controversies, one senator resorted to mime to describe his reaction. He mimicked a cat, claws out, hanging on for dear life by clinging to a tree. “We’re all just like this,” the senator told CNN, shaking his head. Chaffetz: I’m ready to subpoena for Comey memo Senator: Trump’s request impeachable, if true …


Another Trump crisis craters GOP agenda

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s governing agenda, which only 10 days ago showed signs of gaining steam, appears to have derailed after he allegedly shared classified information and dismissed FBI director James Comey, both of which threaten to alienate Republicans while bogging down the White House once again. Hours after The Washington Post reported Trump shared information about terror plots with Russian officials in the Oval Office, alarmed lawmakers on Capitol Hill were …