Mitt Romney continues to be perhaps the most vocal Republican critic of President Trump, but GOP voters still side with the president and think Romney is hurting their party. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 63% of Likely Republican Voters think the GOP should be more like Trump than like Romney. Thirty percent (30%) say the GOP should be more like the freshman senator from Utah.
More than a month after Inspector General Michael Horowitz completed his year-and-a-half investigation, there are signs that the declassification process is taking longer than expected at the Justice Department and the FBI.
Sen. Chuck Grassley vented about his dismay by suggesting sinister forces within the federal government bureaucracy are at work. "All of the delays and excuses why the Horowitz IG FISA report isn’t public yet after several months of anticipation of its issues leads me to the suspicion it’s going to be 'deep six' by the deep state," the Iowa Republican tweeted this week.
The lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice argues that California overstepped its legal authority by forging an agreement with another country designed to limit air pollution and climate-warming greenhouse gases. Only the federal government has this power, according to the suit, which also names the state’s top air quality regulator and the Western Climate Initiative, a nonprofit group California and neighboring states created to promote similar policies.
Investment in productivity is being forced by the labor shortage in President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” economy, says the article, which is headlined “U.S. companies facing worker shortage race to automate.” The companies use the investments to make the employees more efficient, which frees up the savings, which then fund continued wage raises for workers and higher stock-values for investors...
The four-year federal service academy announced early Wednesday that Kade Kurita, a 20-year-old from Gardena, Calif., was found dead Tuesday at 9:47 p.m. at the academy. No other details were immediately available.
The hole in Earth’s ozone layer — a part of the stratosphere that shields the planet from harmful ultraviolet radiation — is the smallest it’s been since scientists first began observing it in 1982, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have announced in a joint statement. However, human efforts to heal the hole seemingly had nothing to do with the welcome development.
Hillary Clinton waded into the Democratic primary on Friday by suggesting that Russia was backing Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii for president and that Republicans were “grooming” her as a third-party candidate.
Californians will once again get to 'enjoy' a pre-industrial lifestyle this week as state utilities gear up for another round of intentional blackouts aimed at reducing the risk of fires, according to Bloomberg, while PG&E claims that over to 1 million residents may be impacted by the shutoffs.
Mexicanos Contra La Corrupcion y La Impunidad (MCCI) recently argued that Mexico’s Tax Office (SAT) gave a break of $92,561,000 pesos or $4.8 million USD to a gas station in Saltillo, Coahuila, owned by Juan Manuel “El Mono” Munoz, a convicted Los Zetas money launderer...
Arsenic has no smell, color, or taste, so it's nearly impossible to identify without a test. Exposure to the compound has been linked to brain-development issues in children, including slower motor function, diminished memory, and decreased IQs. It can also lead to birth defects and an increased risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes... Like arsenic, hexavalent chromium is a naturally occurring element found in rocks, plants, and soil. It was the subject of the lawsuit filed by water advocate Erin Brockovich... The chemical is easier to spot than arsenic, since it can turn clear water yellow. It's known to cause kidney and liver damage, as well as various forms of cancer, such as lung, nasal, and sinus cancer.
Two out of the three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit concluded that a birth control exemption violated the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, which requires all employers to provide birth control coverage with no co-payment.
Secretary for Security John Lee told the semi-autonomous Chinese city’s legislature that the government had suspended the bill because it had resulted in “conflicts in society.” In order to clearly spell out the government’s position, “I formally announce the withdrawal of the bill,” Lee told lawmakers. Pro-democracy lawmakers immediately tried to question him but he refused to respond.