US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

1 Jun 2017

The Trump administration is teeing up a devastating blow to birth control access

The  Trump administration could soon give nearly all employers the ability to  request an exemption to the birth control coverage mandate by citing  religious or moral reasons, according to a leaked draft of the new rule obtained by Vox. “The extent that they’ve expanded the exception is pretty shocking,” Mara Gandal-Powers, Senior Counsel for the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), told ThinkProgress. “They’ve really opened the door to countless numbers of women having birth control exempted from their insurance coverage.”
The  Trump administration could soon give nearly all employers the ability to  request an exemption to the...
30 May 2017

When talking to EU leaders, Trump complained about his golf courses

President Trump talked about governing with the language of business and was receptive only to  concrete talking points, getting lost in theoretical discussions,  based on interviews with Belgian officials and sources involved in the  meeting. He seemed to have “no idea” about economic issues facing  Belgium and knew “even less” about the importance of Belgian trade to the United States. And, when he did have an idea about issues facing the European Union — of which Brussels is the de facto capital — those ideas seemed formed entirely on his experience building golf courses, the paper said.
President Trump talked about governing with the language of business and was receptive only to  concrete talking...

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