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Trump Administration Eases Methane Rules On Oil Industry

September 2, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it will undo some of the Obama administration’s regulations on methane, which it said could save oil and natural gas producers up to $123 million through 2025. In 2016, the Obama administration imposed limits on methane emissions from oil and gas production after determining […]

‘This Is The Liberal Establishment’: As Homelessness Rises In Major Cities, Trump Speaks Out

July 3, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump says he is working on a plan to address a spike in homelessness in the United States, particularly in several California cities. During a Fox News Channel interview that aired Monday night, host Tucker Carlson asked the president about homelessness in major urban centers. “It’s disgraceful. I’m going […]

Trump Deregulation Will Boost Household Income By $3,100, Report Finds

June 29, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Trump administration deregulation efforts will raise incomes by about $3,100 per household over the next five to 10 years, and sharply reduce prices for consumers, according to a report released Friday by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. “The deregulatory efforts of the Trump administration have also removed mandates […]

Peace Cross Honoring War Dead Can Stay, High Court Rules

June 21, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a cross-shaped war memorial on public land in Maryland doesn’t violate the Constitution. In the case of American Legion v. the American Humanist Association, the atheist group had sued seeking removal of the 40-foot Peace Cross in Prince George’s County—just outside Washington, D.C.—contending that […]

Trump EPA Replaces Obama’s Anti-Coal Clean Power Plan

June 20, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced a new rule to grant more flexibility for states in regulating coal-fired power plants, replacing the Obama-era regulation that was halted by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Affordable Clean Energy rule under the Trump administration replaces the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, which would […]

Trump Lauds Departing Press Chief Sanders As ‘Special Person’ For Doing ‘An Incredible Job’

June 14, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her post at the end of June and will return to Arkansas. President Donald Trump announced the departure on Twitter late Thursday afternoon. “After 3½ years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the […]

Mueller: Indicting Trump ‘Not An Option’ Because Of DOJ Rules

May 30, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that his report speaks for itself and he doesn’t plan to speak again about his nearly two-year investigation, even as many Democrats in Congress clamor to hear more. Mueller, a former FBI director as well as federal prosecutor, also made a subtle reference to impeachment […]