Biden administration says perchlorate does not need more regulation
... that more than half of the United States will be affected by severe drought through June. Nearly 60 percent of the United States is experiencing drought. The battle over perchlorate dates back to the early 2000s when the administration of President George W. Bush decided not to regulate it. The Obama administration reversed that decision in 2011, issuing a finding that perchlorate in drinking water posed a serious health risk for as many as 16 million people in the United States. It said that 15 micrograms ...
Updated: 04/01/2022
Trump’s photography book goes public, then published it
... pictures. He told the Times: It is valuable for every chief photographer to do a book just for the historic record and put it together in a way that tells sort of their story and contextualises images. Eric Draper , chief White House photographer under George W Bush, said Trump had been disrespectful to Craighead . It's a slap in the face, Draper said. I would be disappointed if I was in her shoes. Craighead , speaking to the Times, said she was only as apolitical as possible, as I am a neutral historical ...
Updated: 03/31/2022
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas discharged from hospital
... confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden's nominee to fill the seat of retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, the same week he was in the hospital. Thomas has been on the high court since 1991 after being nominated by then-President George H.W. The Senate confirmed Bush's election. Thomas ' wife, Ginni , has recently been under scrutiny for having recently discussed how she attended the rally for then-President Donald Trump at the White House ellipse before a mob of his supporters rioted at the Capitol on January ...
Updated: 03/25/2022
Supreme Court says Clarence Thomas discharged from hospital
... the high court on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, but Chief Justice John Roberts said he would participate in the cases using briefs the parties filed and the transcript of the arguments. Thomas was a conservative and appointee of former President George H.W. Bush has been on the court since 1991.
Updated: 03/25/2022
Biden to visit Poland to meet refugees on front lines of Ukraine
... month has begun to strain cities like Warsaw, where the population is estimated to have grown by 300,000. Poland is one of the countries that are most at risk due to the ongoing invasion. Barry Pavel , who was a defense policy adviser to President George W. Bush and Barack Obama , said they had bombs going off not far from their border. This is a really important stop. Biden is visiting Poland after a series of meetings with world leaders Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, where he wanted to rally other countries ...
Updated: 03/25/2022
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy calls for Russia sanctions
... equipment such as bulletproof jackets, binoculars and medical equipment. Japan, which is known for its strict refugee and immigration policy, has pledged to accept Ukrainians fleeing their country. Foreign dignitaries, including former U.S. President George W. Bush and former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , have delivered speeches in person during visits to Japan as state guests, but an online speech by a foreign leader is unprecedented. Zelenskyy has delivered online speeches to lawmakers in ...
Updated: 03/24/2022
Republican Senate candidate McCormick slams Biden in latest TV ad
... didn't do when Trump was elected? McCormick emphasizes in the spot that invades anywhere. McCormick - a former hedge fund executive, a West Point graduate, Gulf War combat veteran, and Treasury Department official, was accused in former President George W. Bush's administration charges in his ad that Joe Biden's weakness was an invitation for invasion because tyrants like Putin only respect one thing strength. McCormick's top GOP primary rival in the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Pat Toomey in ...
Updated: 03/24/2022
Tributes paid to Madeleine Albright, US Secretary of State
... 1996 in Marie Jana Korbelov, she became the US's top diplomat and served during the last four years of Bill Clinton's administration. She was the highest-ranking woman in the history of the US government at the time. In his tribute, former President George W Bush said Albright had lived out the American dream Laura and I are heartbroken by the news of Madeleine Albright 's death. She lived out her American dream and helped others realize it. Laura and I are grateful to have called Madeline sic Albright ...
Updated: 03/23/2022
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