Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations

Tell your lies big and often!


In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling

Donald Trump is arguing he has made America an environmental leader, despite moving to gut dozens of rules meant to safeguard clean air and water and rescinding every major US effort to stem the climate crisis.

Related: Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency

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Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans’ ID photos


The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington

US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s photos without their knowledge, privacy researchers reported Monday.

The revelations have raised significant alarms in Utah, Vermont and Washington, in particular. Those three states have allowed undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s IDs and permits, but also have appeared at times to work with Ice agents seeking access to those databases, according to Georgetown Law experts who obtained the government files through records requests.

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