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Trump Administration Says It Isn’t Anti-Science As It Seeks to Slash EPA Science Office

The Office of Research and Development has been at frontlines of virtually every environmental crisis. Trump wants to cut its funding in half. by Lisa Song ProPublica When the city of Toledo temporarily lost access… Read More

Here are the 15 most heartless proposals in Trump’s absurd budget

ongtime federal budget experts quickly slammed the White House’s proposed 2018 budget on Tuesday. Its $1.4 trillion in cuts over the next decade would endanger tens of millions of households, especially the poor and vulnerable, while rewarding… Read More

Uninsured ranks still to grow by tens of millions under latest House health-care bill, CBO says

Health-care legislation adopted by #House Republicans earlier this month would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 than under current law, the #Congressional Budget Office projected Wednesday — only a million fewer than the estimate… Read More

Trump’s Cruel and Deviant Budget

by Robert Reich For years, conservatives warned that liberals were “defining deviancy downward.” They said that by tolerating bad social behavior, liberals in effect lowered what was deemed acceptable behavior overall – allowing social norms… Read More

Rich Trump backer convicted of inaugural weekend sex abuse of hotel maids got wrist slap, tiny fine

On the weekend of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a millionaire businessman who traveled to D.C. to celebrate the new president’s swearing-in was arrested and charged with sexual battery of two hotel maids at Washington’s downtown Mayflower… Read More