It’s worth it to pause and remember that behind the giant scandals, everyday policy is getting made, and by and large, it is also not the greatest. The TL;DR: The feds will no longer be cracking down on misclassified contract workers, an amicable end to the much ballyhooed Mexico trade war, The Department of Justice will no longer demand banks pay … [read more]
Archive for June, 2017
He’s almost certainly bullshitting about that. It’ll almost certainly be more in the line of “sworn statement, carefully vetted by lawyers” than “open-ended testimony before Congress.”
Trump National Security Team Blindsided by NATO Speech
They thought the president would commit to the principle of collective defense. They were wrong.
I don’t like to see the US under Trump moving in the direction of abandoning our allies, but that is the message this sends.
Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate deal
The link says he announced it to his supporters, which explains why people cheered, I guess.