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Former EPA official: Trump"s budget cuts will do "unimaginable" damage to the agency

REUTERS/Joshua RobertsA former EPA official isn’t happy with President Donald .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: CFPB battle heats up, as Cordray’s successor sues to block Mulvaney

An Obama-era official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the Trump administration on Sunday night to block budget director Mick Mulvaney from taking control of the agency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 26th, 2017

APNewsBreak: Montana dam, passage to save fish lacks funding

A federal agency targeted by President Donald Trump for budget cuts next year has only about half the money needed to build a new Yellowstone River dam and bypass channel meant to save an endangered fish, but it plans to begin construction anyway......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 2nd, 2017

Democrats call for largest IRS budget to improve service as Trump calls for cuts

Does the businessman-turned-president know the IRS provides excellent returns on investment? For every dollar the agency spends, it collects $4......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump seeks 30% budget cuts to State Department, USAID

The Trump administration will propose cutting the budgets for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development by about 30%, according to people familiar with the budget discussions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2017

Trump"s Budget Plan to Include Major Cuts to State Department, EPA

The budget plan for fiscal 2018 will call for cuts of 28 percent for the State Department and 31 percent for the Environmental Protection Agency, the New York Times reported......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 15th, 2017

AP Explains: What is the EPA, and why is it in the hot seat?

The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts for the department......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 26th, 2017

Ben Carson Announces $2 Billion for Homeless Programs Despite Trump"s Proposed Cuts to Housing Programs

HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced $2 billion in grants for programs assisting the homeless, but Trump's proposed budget would make deep cuts to the housing department......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 11th, 2018

Budget office cuts cost estimate of children"s insurance

Congress' official budget analysts have eased one stumbling block to lawmakers' fight over renewing a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 8th, 2018

Following Trump"s report, China urges US to accept its rise

China's main official news agency is warning that U.S.-Chinese relations will face "more pressure and challenges" following President Donald Trump's decision to label Beijing a rival in a national security report......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 19th, 2017

China warns of "pressure and challenges" after Trump report

China's main official news agency is warning that U.S.-Chinese relations will face "more pressure and challenges" following President Donald Trump's decision to label Beijing a rival in a national security report......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 19th, 2017

North Korea: "Trump Should Cool His Head and Face Up to Reality" About Nuclear War

In its latest commentary, North Korea's official news agency warned that "the right to preemptive attack is not exclusive to the U.S.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 18th, 2017

Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon, but his proposed budget cuts NASA funding close to an all-time low

NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center President Donald Trump signed the 'White House Space Policy Directive 1' on Monday, pressing NASA to put people on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2017

Even before court victory, Trump"s pick to lead consumer watchdog began reshaping agency

The decision is a blow to the agency official who had sued for the job......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 28th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump and CFBP’s outgoing boss name rival acting heads for consumer protection agency

President Trunmp names the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget hours after utgoing CFBP boss Richard Cordray names the agency’s chief of staff deputy director......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 25th, 2017

AP source: Mulvaney to temporarily lead consumer agency

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney is expected to take on a second role in the Trump administration as acting director of a consumer financial agency created by the Obama administration......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 16th, 2017

Trump likely to tap budget director Mulvaney as interim CFPB chief

President Donald Trump is likely to name Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as early as Friday, an administration official tells CNN......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China to send envoy to North Korea after Trump’s visit to Beijing

China said it would send a special envoy to North Korea, according to the official Xinhua News Agency, days after U.S. President Donald Trump pushed for more action from Beijing to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Trump"s tax cuts will only temporarily boost the economy — and send debt skyrocketing

Chip Somodevilla / Staff The Republican tax plan was announced last week.  Credit rating agency Fitch says the bill would only temporarily boost the economy while raising debt levels 120% of GD.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2017

Celebrity Chef And Donald Trump Nemesis José Andrés Is Called A Self-Promoter By FEMA Official

A FEMA official accused chef José Andrés of self-promotion after he criticized the government agency's response to Hurricane Maria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 6th, 2017

IRS chief: More budget cuts could be 'catastrophic,' disrupting tax processing, refunds

Departing IRS Director John Koskinen used his final news conference to warn about major dangers prompted by deep cuts in the tax agency&ap.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 6th, 2017