Warmest year on record a hoax because of margin of error? That’s wrong. The Trump voter fraud agenda has arrived in New Hampshire. Win McNamee/Getty Images, Creative Commons/Wikipedia New Hampshire residents who register to vote within 30 days of an election may soon find an unexpected presence at their door: state investigators and law enforcement officers demanding proof that they live in the state.
And for that, they can probably thank Donald Trump. Mark Joseph Stern is a writer for Slate. He covers the law and LGBTQ issues. Medicaid Cuts Threaten Services For Disabled And Elderly People. Ben Gapinski, 10, (center) is greeted by his parents Dan and Nancy Gapinski after getting off the school bus.
When Ben was a toddler, he was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and needed constant monitoring to stay safe. Sara Stathas for NPR hide caption toggle caption. When Trump Voters Say “We Suffered For 8 Years, Now It’s Your Turn”, Here’s What You Say. 5 Shares Share Tweet Email.
Chain email falsely claims Obama is only president not to visit D-Day monument. Off and on for several years, readers have been sending us a chain email that claims, among other things, that President Barack Obama is the only American president in the last 69 years who has failed to visit France’s D-Day Monument on D-Day.
With the D-Day anniversary coming up -- the pivotal Allied invasion of Normandy took place on June 6, 1944 -- we thought it was time to check it out again. You can read the full text here. In addition to the claims about Obama, the email also makes false statements about the D-Day anniversary celebrations in Normandy and the number of American forces involved in the battle. The $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is fake news. Last month, President Trump visited Saudi Arabia and his administration announced that he had concluded a $110 billion arms deal with the kingdom.
Only problem is that there is no deal. It’s fake news. I’ve spoken to contacts in the defense business and on the Hill, and all of them say the same thing: There is no $110 billion deal. Instead, there are a bunch of letters of interest or intent, but not contracts. Donald Trump's tweet misleads about London mayor's reaction to bridge, stabbing attacks. Saturday night, President Donald Trump responded to the London Bridge and market attacks with solidarity for London and the United Kingdom.
Sunday morning, Trump had harsh words for the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is ‘no reason to be alarmed!’ " Trump wrote June 4. The London mayor did use those words in a morning-after news conference about the van and stabbing rampage. But in no way, shape or form did Khan say them about the terrorist attack. Are coal mining jobs up by 50,000 since last year? Not exactly. Just days after President Donald Trump announced that he would be pulling the United States out of the Paris international climate agreement, his Environmental Protection Agency administrator went on the Sunday shows to defend Trump’s decision.
During the June 4 interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd asked Scott Pruitt whether it was disingenuous for the administration to promise a rebirth of coal. On the one hand, coal is a high-carbon-emissions fuel that is at a disadvantage under the Paris agreement and could potentially benefit from the United States’ exit from the accord. On the other, some experts have said that the demise of coal as an energy source has less to do with emissions than with lost market share to a competing fossil fuel -- natural gas -- and technological improvements that have bolstered renewable energies such as wind and solar.
In the Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, the Koch Brothers’ Campaign Becomes Overt. If there was any lingering doubt that a tiny clique of fossil-fuel barons has captured America’s energy and environmental policies, it was dispelled last week, when the Trump Administration withdrew from the Paris climate accord.
Surveys showed that a majority of Americans in literally every state wanted to remain within the agreement, and news reports established that the heads of many of the country’s most successful and iconic Fortune 100 companies, from Disney to General Electric, did, too. Voters and big business were arrayed against leaving the climate agreement. Yet despite the majority’s sentiment, a tiny—and until recently, almost faceless—minority somehow prevailed. Do California’s clean energy jobs equal 10 times the nation’s coal mining jobs? Democrats in California vowed to take on greater leadership on climate change this week after President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord.
The day before Trump’s action, State Senate Leader Kevin de León, a Democrat from Los Angeles, said California should sprint ahead on aggressive renewable energy goals not only to fight climate change but because it makes economic sense. "We have already seen the economic benefits," of clean energy policies, De León told his colleagues on the Senate floor on May 31, 2017. "Today, California is home to over 100,000 solar jobs. " He made his comments as he promoted a plan to require California produce all of its energy from renewable sources by 2045. De León then made a related claim that caught our attention: Fact Check: Trump's Shaky Claims on Climate Accord. Now Playing: Ramifications of Trump Climate Move.
Australia Spy Chief: Muslim Refugees Can’t Be Blamed for Terrorism - WSJ. If you're fooled by fake news, this man probably wrote it. If you’ve seen a fake news story on the Internet, there’s a good chance it came from the mind of a 45-year-old Maine man who umpires Little League games. Barack Obama arrested for wiretapping Donald Trump! Clinton Foundation ship caught smuggling refugees! Donald Trump says he wanted to keep veterans fundraising 'quiet,' but he touted it instead. Donald Trump lashed out at reporters during a press conference in which he announced the names of veterans groups that he and his supporters had donated to. Trump had made a pledge to give money after backing out of debate in a Iowa and scheduling a rival fundraising event instead. Trump scheduled the May 31 press conference after journalists, led by the Washington Post’s David Farenthold, asked questions about how much of the $6 million from the Iowa event had actually reached veterans charities over the next few months.
At the press conference, Trump announced donations to more than three dozen groups totaling $5.6 million -- less than the promised $6 million, but close. Did Donald Trump's trip create or save 'millions' of jobs? In a tweet from his first foreign trip as president, President Donald Trump touted his accomplishments on one of the cornerstones of his presidential campaign -- jobs. Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and Rome on a mix of business and diplomatic tasks from May 20 to May 27. "Just arrived in Italy for the G7. Trip has been very successful. We made and saved the USA many billions of dollars and millions of jobs," Trump tweeted. Millions of jobs? Kris Kobach is leading Trump’s vote fraud commission. That’s terrifying. Mike Segar/Reuters As Donald Trump is fond of reminding his various interlocutors, he won the Electoral College, thus giving him the presidency. He lost the popular vote, however, by nearly 3 million votes, tainting his win with the stain of illegitimacy and suggesting that, even in victory, he isn’t the “winner” he imagines.
Most U.S. women live in states with abortion laws that conflict with science and facts. Thinkstock At a celebratory Rose Garden gathering after House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act last week, Majority Whip Steve Scalise lauded one of bill’s most important goals: “making sure that patients and doctors are the ones that make their own health care decisions.”
Scalise may be sad to learn that a slight majority of U.S. residents have the pre-existing condition of womanhood, and the majority of those women-people live in states where abortion restrictions divorced from medical reality limit the decisions they and their doctors can make. Claire McCaskill cites disproven figure on opioid use. The state of opioid abuse in America has been deemed an epidemic. Overdose related deaths involving prescribed opioids have reached an all-time high, jumping from 19,000 in 2014 to 22,000 in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Paul Ryan's Pants on Fire claim on Air Force pilots forced to scrounge for airplane parts in museums. Lauding Republican legislation that would increase defense spending, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan attacked former President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress, charging they had put the military in a "readiness crisis. " Some States Spend Billions on Economic Tax Incentives for Little or No Return.
By one estimate, state and local governments spend at least $45 billion a year on tax breaks and other incentives to lure or keep job-producing businesses and plants in their jurisdictions. Key findings about U.S. immigrants. The Trump Resistance Plan: A Timeline – Russia and President Trump. You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you. Worried about the US being led by a tyrant who may destroy the earth? Blame Alex Jones.
American far-right radio host Alex Jones believes that Hillary Clinton is literally a demon – a red monster with a rubber face, an unregistered foreign agent from hell, which is a real place, where Satan, who is real, tortures unbaptised babies with a big fork in between demanding sacrifices of “blood, semen, and breast milk” from Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. On web's 28th anniversary, its creator Tim Berners-Lee takes aim at fake news. The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you - Anthony Hazard. Dissent is Patriotic – The Codex. What Anti-Trump Protesters Can Learn From the Suffragettes. These 10 women had just been released from a 60-day sentence in a Washington workhouse following a picket at the White House, Washington DC.
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The Armed Oregon Ranchers Who Want Free Land Are Already Getting A 93 Percent Discount.