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Trump Towers buyers in India offered chance to meet Donald Trump Jr., raising ethics concerns
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President Trump’s inaugural committee — that raised a record $106.7 million for the event — has not disclosed how much surplus money it still has or provided a final accounting of its finances.
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"The planet just had its hottest 4 years in recorded history. Trump is dismantling efforts to fight climate change."
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Michiko Kakutani 19h
What it’s like inside the Trump administration’s regulatory rollback at the EPA. via
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Mick Mulvaney once called the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a “joke … in a sad, sick kind of way.” Now, he’s the bureau’s acting director and launching a review of the entire operation.
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We have been covering it 👇
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White supremacists were responsible for the majority of extremist killings in 2017, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League.
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"DHS said in a regulatory filing that it was removing Haiti from lists of more than 80 countries whose citizens can be granted H-2A and H-2B visas, given to seasonal workers in agriculture and other industries."
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Have you heard of Project Six, the "independent" organization investigating political corruption? Well, got nearly all of its 2016 funding from the conservative Institute. A and investigation:
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U.S. border patrol agents routinely vandalize containers of water & other supplies left in the Arizona desert for migrants. Volunteers found water gallons vandalized 415 times, on average twice a week, in an 800 sq mile patch of Sonoran desert in Tucson.
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ProPublica Jan 17
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Here’s a story we wrote about EPA staffers who studied how to limit the water pollution caused by coal-fired power plants for a decade before creating a rule. Scott Pruitt let them know he was considering undoing the rule in a press release.
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ProPublica Jan 17
“That’s the thing that’s been so striking to me as I’ve come into this position…is just the lack of focus and lack of energy and lack of commitment to actually get results.” — EPA chief Scott Pruitt
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Derek Willis Jan 17
Hi Congress nerds! We've been tinkering with ways of describing what lawmakers are saying about a certain topic like DACA. Here's what came up with: Take a look and tell us what you like/don't!
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Ben Conarck Jan 17
"The sheriff’s office did not formally announce the training. The effort with Bethune-Cookman only became public after the Times-Union- and ProPublica requested documents relating to the initiative."
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ProPublica Jan 17
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will begin bias training for its officers to improve relations with the city’s diverse population. Worries about police bias surfaced last year in a number of cases of allegedly excessive or racially disparate enforcement.
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ProPublica Jan 17
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Last year reported about several cases where innocent men were wrongfully convicted and were then offered an Alford plea. They got their freedom, but walked out convicted felons.
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ProPublica Jan 17
Sometimes wrongfully convicted defendants — in the face of evidence of their innocence — are offered freedom only if they accept what’s called an Alford plea and the status of convicted felons.
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T. Christian Miller Jan 17
. wants power to seize land quickly to build The Wall. & show what happened the last time the feds tried that: waste and unfair payouts. See The Taking | by
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ProPublica Jan 17
Wrongfully convicted inmates are sometimes offered freedom in exchange for pleading guilty to a crime they probably didn’t commit. It’s called an Alford plea.
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