Pruitt appears to have the votes he needs, over the objections of Democrats. (ABC News Top Stories) More
All the ways Trump's policies are stuck in the swamp
So the Pentagon can function with few or no political appointees in place, which is a good thing, considering that only one of the 53 Pentagon political political appointees that require Senate confirmation is in place so far, and that is Defense ...
Posted on 7 May 2017 | 11:17 pm | Google News
Senate confirms EPA nominee Scott Pruitt despite a renewed court battle
The U.S. Senate this afternoon confirmed President Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, even as he faces a new court order. An Oklahoma district court judge Thursday ordered Pruitt, the state's former attorney ...
Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys General
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 10:30 am | Google News
Rick Perry Wants to Keep (And Run) The Energy Department
Only Scott Pruitt, Trump's pick to run the EPA, seemed to echo his boss's extreme views on climate change during his confirmation hearing. He vowed to protect the scientists who research climate. Trump stoked fears in the Department of Energy when in ...
'Learning Curve' as Rick Perry Pursues a Job He Initially Misunderstood
Trump team prepares dramatic cuts
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 3:22 pm | Google News
The Daily 202: Trump may unwittingly agree to tie his hands, limit executive power
As a result, there was never any meaningful push to again regulate ergonomics during the Obama years because Labor Department officials feared that a new rule would get struck down by the courts. That could ... A big frustration for GOP leadership is ...
Posted on 9 January 2017 | 9:24 am | Google News
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