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POLITICO 5m
Signs of an economic slowdown are mounting, which is bad timing for President Trump's reelection hopes
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American Bridge says Trump’s got vulnerabilities with his own base on health care
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Trump’s directive is a response to growing concerns about Chinese telecom firms such as Huawei. U.S. officials worry that Beijing could use the company as a vehicle to steal or sabotage data flowing across its American customers’ networks
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Trump signed an executive order in May authorizing new measures to protect the security of the U.S. telecom supply chain, and the potential relocation requirement has surfaced as one way to implement his directive
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The Trump admin is debating whether to require telecommunications equipment makers to move their design and assembly operations out of China
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Bernie Sanders released a sweeping higher education plan that includes canceling all of the nearly $1.6 trillion of existing student loan debt that’s owed by roughly 45 million Americans. And here's how the presidential candidate plans to do it
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Senate Democrats will not be granted a vote on an amendment that would require congressional approval for any military intervention in Iran, according to GOP Sen. John Cornyn
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Michael Flynn's lawyer says she needs a three-month delay before sentencing to work her way through three hard drives delivered from client's former lawyers
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We’re still investigating USDA’s work on climate change. Got a tip for us? DM .
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Our senior graphics editor visualized hundreds of these press releases (going all the way back to 1996) to show the Trump administration’s clear pattern of ignoring climate issues.
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After interviewing 40+ people and looking through years of USDA press releases, concluded that climate science at USDA was continuing, but the department was being extremely quiet about its own work.
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So started making calls to check in with more scientists and others in the climate space. She heard more concern about the more subtle ways USDA was undermining its own work on climate change.
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Until that point, we hadn't heard many complaints about climate issues out of USDA, esp. compared to the high-profile political controversies at EPA and the Interior Dept. Trump officials hadn't made waves by ripping down climate data off USDA websites or anything like that.
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Shortly after that conversation, another source told they thought USDA was shifting away from studying climate change in the Trump administration.
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But the scientist also told her that USDA officials seemed to have gone out of their way to avoid promoting the study's findings – a highly unusual move that concerned the researchers who had worked on the project.
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A few months ago, our reporter was catching up with a scientist who mentioned recently working with USDA researchers on a big study looking at how rising CO2 leads to a drop in nutrients in rice, the world's most important crop.
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Our investigation found that the Trump administration’s Agriculture Dept has been burying studies that show the dangers of climate change. This continues to be one of our most-read stories since we published it yesterday. Here’s how we got the story 👇
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The Senate voted last week to block arms sales to KSA and UAE, rebuking Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of a Saudi journalist. Trump, whose admin signaled it'd bypass congressional opposition, is expected to veto the resolutions
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Judge Sullivan formalizes his order from today's hearing, setting Friday, Aug. 30, as the deadline for the next Michael Flynn joint status report. Our story in from earlier on this:
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Bernie Sanders calls for completely eliminating existing student loan debt — even for the wealthy
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