OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Emails show Interior ethics officials raised concerns over video promoting Trump | Endangered Species rollback faced early pushback within administration | 17 states sue EPA for declining to tighten air pollution standards

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Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting ‘Beautiful’ Federal Buildings

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday promoting the importance of “beautiful” federal buildings ― specifically, ones featuring classical instead of modern architecture.  “President George Washington and Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson consciously modeled the most important buildings in Washington, D.C., on the classical architecture of ancient Athens […]