Would Boost Pollution, Deadly Mercury in Air
The Trump administration is under fire from state and local governments for delaying standards that would help reduce air pollution and increase energy efficiency. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
is under fire from a coalition of state and local governments for blocking energy efficiency standards for such consumer and commercial products as ceiling fans, portable air conditioners, walk-in coolers. freezers and commercial boilers.
Abysmal Record as Oklahoma Attorney General
Scott Pruitt, the new head of environmental protection in the Trump administration was blasted by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as unfit for the job. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
In a blistering statement, New York’s top cop, Eric T. Schneiderman
, called Donald Trump’s
reported new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief, Scott Pruitt
“dangerous” and “unqualified” and vowed fight to “protect our nation’s air and water.”
Equates Same-Sex Marriage to Bestiality
Ben Carson, a noted pediatric neurosurgeon, has been offered the job as Housing Secretary by Donald Trump (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/ Getty Images)
New Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson
, has no housing or administrative experience, and harbors strong anti-gay and ultra-conservative religious views that may factor into his decision-making regarding the $50 billion agency.
Ethics Law Could Be Catalyst for Tax Windfall
Gary Cohn, president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs, was spotted at Trump Tower, Tuesday (Nov 29), to meet President-elect Donald Trump. Cohn potentially could make tens of millions of dollars if he lands a job. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
High-rolling financiers and Goldman Sachs
bankers could score major tax windfalls–amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars–by taking jobs in Donald Trump’s
billionaire boy’s club cabinet. And, you wonder why the rich keep getting richer?
Billionaire Betsy DeVos Lacks Common Touch
Donald Trump has tapped billionaire investor Betsy DeVos to head the federal Education Department, a move drawing fire from conservative groups and the education establishment. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
President-elect Donald Trump
has opened a political can of worms with his selection of billionaire businesswoman Betsy DeVos
as Education Secretary. It potentially will inject the federal government more deeply than ever in public school systems.
Taps Insider to Gut SEC Regulatory Reforms
Obama SEC Commission Mary Jo White heavily fined Wall Street firms. Paul Atkins, Donald Trump’s pick to oversee financial regulations, favors fewer regulations. (Photos: Getty)
slammed campaign rival Hillary Clinton
for her big money Wall Street ties, citing it as one more sign of Washington “corruption.” But he’s turned to a consummate insider to gut key reforms enacted after the 2008 Great Recession.