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Trump’s Defense Secretary Cites Climate Change As National Security Challenge By
Secretary of Defense James Mattis has asserted that climate change is real, and a threat to American interests abroad and the Pentagon’s assets everywhere, a position that appears at odds with the views of the president who...
Rex Tillerson Refuses To Address Exxon’s Climate Change Denial By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. During his confirmation hearing, former Exxon Mobil CEO and nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, refused to answer questions about what the fossil fuel corporation knew about climate change. He also refused to talk about...
Sessions Praises Far-Right Firebrand David Horowitz During Confirmation Hearing By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Far-right activist David Horowitz said of Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for Attorney General, “You will see a witch-hunt worse than anything McCarthy did directed by Democrats against Jeff Sessions.” Hardly,...
Men In KKK Costumes Disrupt Sessions Confirmation Hearing By
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — Protesters disrupted Sen. Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for attorney general on Tuesday, including two men wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes and a woman wearing a pink crown. The conservative Alabama senator, who is Donald Trump’s pick...