Tag: Obama

Subpoena of Obama-era Officials Gain Strong Senate Backer

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has stated that he supports subpoenaing Obama-era officials implicated in spying on the Trump campaign. According to The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) signaled on Tuesday that he is backing efforts to subpoena Obama-era officials. McConnell, speaking from the Senate floor, referenced Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) announcement that he will

Trump Sued for Reversing Obama-era Waterway Restrictions

President Trump is being sued by multiple green groups over his rollback of Obama-era waterway restrictions. According to The Hill: A coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging a rollback of protections for the nation’s waterways. The Navigable Waters Protection Rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in January limits

Trump Faces Court Battles Over Rollback on Obama’s Fuel Standards

The Trump administration will face court battles over President Trump’s decision to loosen the regulations on fuel mileage of vehicles. According to The Hill: President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era mileage standards last week may prove to be one of the administration’s most vulnerable environmental overhauls as opponents prepare to challenge it in court. The Trump

Trump Loosens Obama-Era Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Trump administration has dealt another blow to the Obama administration’s restrictive environmental regulations by loosening the rule on fuel efficiency. According to The Hill: The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era law that pushes automakers to produce more fuel efficient vehicles, severely limiting a rule designed to decrease pollution from transportation in

Senate Report Claims Obama Admin Wasn’t Prepared to Respond to Russian Hacking

A new Senate report has indicated that the Obama administration what unprepared to respond to the hacking attempts of the Russians. According to The Hill: The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Thursday that found that the U.S. government was “not well-postured” to counter Russian interference attempts in 2016, and strongly encouraged the Trump administration

Trump Points out Obama Admin’s Withholding of Aid

Trump turned the focus toward the Obama administration recently when he pointed out that it also withheld foreign aid. According to The Hill: President Trump pointed to former President Obama in a tweet ahead of the resumption of the Senate impeachment trial on Thursday, saying that his predecessor withheld aid from multiple countries too. “The Democrats

Dem Rep Claims No American Contractors Killed or Protests at Embassies Under Obama

California Democrat Representative Ro Khanna has claimed that no American contractors were killed or embassy protests under former President Obama’s watch. He must have forgotten about Benghazi. According to Town Hall: Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) claimed Tuesday there were no embassy protests or deaths of American contractors under the Obama administration. Speaking with Fox News’s

REPORT: U.S. Leaders Misled Public on Afghanistan

A new report indicated that documents reveal that top leaders within the government mislead the American public on the situation in Afghanistan. According to The Hill: Senior U.S. officials knowingly concealed evidence showing a lack of progress throughout the 18-year war in Afghanistan, according to a cache of documents obtained by the Washington Post. The interviews, obtained

Trump Formally Exits Paris Climate Disaster

President Trump has dealt another blow to the legacy of former President Obama by formally exiting the Paris Climate Agreement. According to The Hill: President Trump on Monday began the yearlong process of withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accord. The official announcement cements a promise Trump made in the White House Rose Garden in 2017 when he

Brennan and Clapper to be Interviewed for Russia Investigation Probe

The deep state is under increased scrutiny. The origins of the Russia investigation into President Trump are suspect and now James Clapper and John Brennan, two salty deep staters, will be interviewed. According to The Daily Caller: U.S. Attorney John Durham intends to interview former CIA Director John Brennan as part of his investigation into