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‘We Need To Be in the Room': The Green Movement's Long Overdue Racial Reckoning

1 month ago   |   By Politico

When the leaders of the “Big Green” environmental groups realized last fall that they'd be confronting, at best, a closely divided House and Senate with only a wavering appetite for carbon restrictions, they knew President-elect Joe Biden would need an all-star EPA chief with the savvy necessary to use existing laws to lead the fight against climate change.
He needed Mary Nichols.
The California air cop had engineered secret climate deals with major automakers, infuriating President Donald Trump. Her command over the Golden State's environmental rules gave her unparalleled clout within the...
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Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and...

Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and fought with officers, affidavit says

Summary List Placement A Trump appointee who has been arrested in connection with the Capitol riot fought police and used a riot shield to wedge the door to the building open... Read more ...

AP poll puts Biden job approval at 60 percent

AP poll puts Biden job approval at 60 percent

A solid majority of Americans say they approve of President Joe Biden's early job performance, according to a new survey, with even more respondents giving him positive marks... Read more ...

$1.9T Covid aid bill heads for agonizing Senate 'vote-a-rama'

$1.9T Covid aid bill heads for agonizing Senate 'vote-a-rama'

The rollercoaster passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is about to reach its Senate zenith. The Senate is heading for a marathon voting... Read more ...

Trump State Department Aide Federico Klein Arrested In Capitol Riot

Trump State Department Aide Federico Klein Arrested In Capitol Riot

Charges include assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon during the Jan. 6 mob insurrection. Read more ...

Trump Appointee Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot

Trump Appointee Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot

One of the latest people arrested in connection with the Capitol riot is a former State Department aide who worked on former President Trump's 2016 campaign. Federico Klein... Read more ...

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

The request, reported by multiple outlets, comes amid heightened security in response to a another potential extremist plot to attack the Capitol complex. Read more ...

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

The North Dakota House on Thursday voted to expel a lawmaker accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the Capitol, the first such expulsion in state history... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser says governor's national profile emboldened him

Cuomo accuser says governor's national profile emboldened him

Charlotte Bennett, one of two former New York state employees who have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, said on Thursday that the governor's national profile... Read more ...

YouTube CEO: Trump to be reinstated once ‘risk of violence' passes

YouTube CEO: Trump to be reinstated once ‘risk of violence' passes

YouTube will reinstate former President Donald Trump's channel once the “elevated risk of violence” has passed, the Google-owned video sharing site's CEO said Thursday. “We... Read more ...