What we are seeing happening to our government is the end result of a decades-long effort by the corporate-and-billionaire-funded “conservative movement” to capture the Republican party, and through them to capture the country — for profit.
Effort meant to inform younger generations about energy and the environment sees sentences reworked and pie charts eliminated.
Bankers and the Republicans who listen to them want to undo a number of regulations.
“Something feels very different and all I can say is that prior to this administration, I don’t ever remember receiving scared phone calls about bus stop raids..."
'Today the insurance lobby got its wish list'
Donald Trump suggested during the campaign that he would ban lobbyists from his administration. Now they’re working at the very agencies they sought to influence.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there MUST be an investigation by an independent, bipartisan commission of Russia’s ties to Donald Trump and his associates and that nation’s interference in our elections.
Within his first 48 hours as attorney general, Jeff Sessions made it clear that targeting LGBTQ rights would be a Department of Justice priority.
President Trump’s promise of an efficient government is another bait-and-switch.
"Never before has a government been so completely fused with business."
Trump's watered-down ethics rules also let a lobbyist help run an agency he lobbied.
"Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) filed a 'resolution of inquiry' that amounts to the first legislative step toward impeachment"
Guadalupe García de Rayos, a mother of two and resident of Phoenix for over 20 years, was unceremoniously taken away from her family as Trump's immigration crackdown begins
Deutsche Bank is Trump’s largest lender. While the troubled bank has settled several of the charges against it, it’s still undergoing scrutiny by the Justice Department and other federal regulators, and is being overseen by six independent monitors, making conflicts of interest inescapable.
After Army Corps reverses course on a promised environmental review following President Trump's directive, pipeline opponents vow to fight back in court.
'Do we really want to be joining Donald Trump in slamming the door on vulnerable refugee children?'
Suit comes one day after hundreds of current and former EPA officials voice opposition to Scott Pruitt's confirmation
At a military base in Florida, President Donald Trump complained that “radical Islamic” terrorist attacks are “not even being reported” by the “very, very dishonest press.” That’s nonsense.
The agency Trump plans to eviscerate does much more than fight climate change.
The best way to spot a con artist is by paying attention to what you don’t see.