Trump's Cabinet has had more ex-lobbyists than Obama or Bush

Business Sep 18, 2019

Trump's Cabinet has had more ex-lobbyists than Obama or Bush

In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating. The Cabinet choices ...

Trump administration to drop Obama-era water protection rule

World / Science & Health Sep 13, 2019

Trump administration to drop Obama-era water protection rule

The Trump administration is revoking an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. Even before the official announcement, scheduled for later Thursday, environmental ...