Melania Trump is still complaining about criticism of her “Beverly Hillbillies” Rose Garden damage / LGBTQ Nation

Melania TrumpPhoto: Screenshot/Twitter Melania Trump is getting mocked online after she showed that she’s still bitter about the criticism she got for her “Beverly Hillbillies” changes to the White House Rose Garden a year later. Last year, presidential historian and author Michael Beschloss went viral last year when he tweeted […]

Haaland seeks to bolster environmental law targeted by Trump

Interior Secretary Deb HaalandDeb HaalandInterior Department to reconvene council on Native American issues Interior delays consideration of opening public Alaska lands to development Julia Letlow sworn in as House member after winning election to replace late husband MORE on Friday issued an order aimed at bolstering implementation of a key environmental […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Senate confirms Mallory to lead White House environment council | US emissions dropped 1.7 percent in 2019 | Interior further delays Trump rule that would make drillers pay less to feds

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Democrats target Trump methane rule with Congressional Review Act | Key Republican signals support for boosting EV infrastructure | Energy Department targets 60 percent reduction in solar costs by 2030

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GOP senator defends Cheney, Murkowski after Trump rebuke

A GOP senator who opposed both impeachments of former President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Albany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo’s resignation Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia’s record turnout MORE said Sunday that he believes impeachment-supporting Republicans including Rep. […]

Trump Emboldened Extremists. They Could Spell Trouble For Biden’s Interior Department.

In October 2019, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) led a House subcommittee hearing on the effects of anti-government extremism on federal land management officials. The Government Accountability Office had recently documented more than 350 incidents of threats and assaults targeting land management employees between 2013 and 2017. As the watchdog group […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: US officially rejoins Paris climate agreement | Biden Energy Dept orders sweeping review of Trump energy rules | Texas power grid was ‘seconds and minutes’ from total failure, officials say

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Biden administration reverses Trump changes it says ‘undermined’ conservation program

The Biden administration is reversing course on changes the Trump administration made to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), arguing the changes “undermined” the program. Acting Interior Secretary Scott de la Vega in an order issued Thursday revoked an order by then-Secretary David Bernhardt that required a “written expression of support” […]

Overnight Energy: Biden administration delays Trump rollback of migratory bird protections | Democrats seek to block further Arctic drilling | Democratic senator pushes for clean electricity standard

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Biden makes shift from Trump on science

President Biden is taking steps to restore scientific integrity to government actions after several controversies in which advocates say science was sidestepped or ignored by the Trump administration. Biden this week created a task force to review agency scientific integrity policies. He’s also requiring that all federal research agencies have […]