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Oct 8, 2017 28 tweets 12 min read
Thread: 'quiet accomplishments' of Trump admin. Very little major legislation - but it doesn't mean they're not accomplishing their agenda.
Feb. 28 bill blocked SSA from reporting mentally impaired recipients to nat. background-check dB. #GunControlNow washingtonpost.com/investigations…
In March and April, Trump admin. withdrew protections for 42 endangered species. #Endangered #Conservation bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Making school lunches less healthy, reducing regulations on pesticides, reducing food safety oversight and more. grubstreet.com/2017/10/heres-…
Trump administration is looking to loosen post-crisis Wall Street rules even though borrowing is at record levels. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Treasury Dept. rethink of market regulations wants to end requirement to show pay gap between CEOs, average workers. wsj.com/articles/trump…
With repeal(s) on ice, top health officials push industry-friendly revamp of Obama-era rules. politico.com/story/2017/09/…
On September 5th the Trump administration formally announced they won't try to save Obama’s overtime rule.
👉🏾 m.nationallawjournal.com/#/article/1202…
Trump Rules: Series on reshaping of regulations under Trump admin #Policy #Politics #Political #Regulations #NYT nytimes.com/series/trump-r…
EPA funds excellent researchers. This decision essentially favors industry advisors. The ramifications are alarming.
washingtonpost.com/national/healt…
"American diplomacy, the backbone of US global influence, is in a state of near collapse."
vox.com/world/2017/11/…
"With Trump’s legislative agenda floundering, conservative activists have been cheered by admin's quick work in the courts, and its potential to hand right-leaning jurists the power to decide major constitutional questions long after Trump is gone."
motherjones.com/politics/2017/…
"The bizarre document Tillerson aides showed to Senate staffers about their plans for the #StateDept redesign."
👉🏾 politico.com/f/?id=0000015f…
"(James) Cason shares the (energy) industry’s sense of having a rare opportunity to reshape policy." "“(Cason's management in the DOI) made people very afraid to make decisions about things or to advocate for what we would call ‘good government,’”
thenation.com/article/the-pl…
"Trump administration was late on a Russia sanctions deadline. But it’s killed the office that coordinates them."
foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/26/sta…
2017.12.11 "The White House says it has killed or stalled 860 pending regulations. It’s done this by withdrawing 469, listing another 109 as inactive and relegating 282 to “long term.”"
bloomberg.com/news/features/…
2017.12.18 "Trump drops climate change from list of national security threats"
news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/how-tr…
"Trump administration will allow new offshore oil & gas drilling in nearly all U.S. coastal waters, giving energy companies access to leases off California for the first time in decades & opening 1+B acres in the Arctic & along the Eastern Seaboard."
mobile.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/cli…
The 25 revoked documents offered guidance on service animals, accessible building practices, employment of people with disabilities, etc. Sessions called them "improper or unnecessary” and said they were outdated or went beyond what the law called for.
disabilityscoop.com/2018/01/04/jus…
GOP has failed to repeal & replace Obamacare, and so the administration seeks to weaken the ACA program through executive orders & administrative rules."
reuters.com/article/us-usa…
There are ongoing concerns about the President's military judgment & authority. ⚡️Moment describes current proceedures, new proposals & the many factors involved in presidential authority to launch. The Moment is updated regularly.
twitter.com/i/moments/9374…
⚡️Moment is updated regularly with articles about responses in the scientific community to Trump administration proposals and policies.
twitter.com/i/moments/9371…
⚡Moment may be updated occasionally. The Commission is technically dead, but as we know, its hungry spirit continues its zombie march of voter disenfranchisement.
twitter.com/i/moments/9487…
"Republicans have decided reality is for chumps. From evolution to climate change to gun violence to reproductive rights, Democrats seek to be guided by science, evidence & logic. Republicans used to do the same. The costs will be borne by all of us."
newsweek.com/why-bonfire-bu…
"There's more to the Trump Admin than the daily drama at the White House. In policy terms, the real action is taking place at federal departments & agencies, where Trump’s Republican appointees are trying to enact the Party’s radical & regressive agenda."
newyorker.com/news/our-colum…
Trump admin policies continually serve to increase the acquisition of wealth. Who benefits? ⚡ Moment describes trends in worldwide and U.S. wealth distribution. Moment is updated occasionally.
twitter.com/i/moments/9371…

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