US Politics in Trump era Public date: 17.09.2019 01:44:11

2 Jun 2017

The Republicans who urged Trump to pull out of Paris deal are big oil darlings

A withdrawal by Donald Trump from the Paris climate accord would go down as a hallmark of his presidency. It would be unilateral, reckless and splashy – trademark Trump. But while Trump has often stood on a range of issues as a maverick outlier from mainstream Republican politics, on climate change he is at the centre of the party’s orthodoxy. Twenty-two senators wrote a letter to the president when he was said to be on the fence about backing out. They received more than $10m from oil, gas and coal companies the past three election cycles.
A withdrawal by Donald Trump from the Paris climate accord would go down as a hallmark of his presidency. It would be...
2 May 2017

Donald Trump voices confusion over US history: ‘Why was there a civil war?’

Donald Trump expressed confusion in an interview published on Monday as to why the civil war had taken place. He also claimed that President Andrew  Jackson, who died 16 years before the war started, “was really angry” about the conflict.
Donald Trump expressed confusion in an interview published on Monday as to why the civil war had...

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