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Does Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Outlaw Every Building In The Country?

Does Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Outlaw Every Building In The Country?

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal could outlaw every building in the country, according to a document Democrats posted online Thursday explaining the nuts and bolts of the deal. Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution calls for “10-year national mobilizations” toward a series of goals aimed at fighting global warming, NPR reported. […]

House Democrats Held The First Climate Change Hearings In Six Years. It Was A Mess

House Democrats Held The First Climate Change Hearings In Six Years. It Was A Mess

  By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . House Democrats held the first hearings on global warming the chamber has seen in six years. The hearings, though, weren’t the serious policy debates Democrats may have hoped for. Rather, the hearings relied on testimonies from climate activists and even religious leaders. Top House Democrats finally got […]

Pelosi Calls Trump’s Request To Ban Late-Term Abortion ‘Really Quite A Sad Thing’

Pelosi Calls Trump’s Request To Ban Late-Term Abortion ‘Really Quite A Sad Thing’

Kerry Picket | Reporter . WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded Wednesday to President Donald Trump’s call for legislation to ban late-term abortion by saying it’s a “sad thing.” “It’s really quite a sad thing when you know that we’ll be talking about something that applies to the health and life — health and […]

Ocasio-Cortez Sells ‘Green New Deal’ To Democrats As WWII-Scale Effort. Here Are The Details

Ocasio-Cortez Sells ‘Green New Deal’ To Democrats As WWII-Scale Effort. Here Are The Details

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor Details have emerged about Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” legislation slated for release as early as next week, according to reports. “In it, we call for a national, social, industrial and economic mobilization at a scale not seen since World War II,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in […]

‘Diabolical’: Gov Cuomo Blames Trump As Citizens Flee New York For Low Tax Red States

‘Diabolical’: Gov Cuomo Blames Trump As Citizens Flee New York For Low Tax Red States

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other public officials from blue states are blaming President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul for people moving to Texas and Florida where the tax burden is less burdensome. The Democratic governor said Monday that changes to the federal tax law resulted in his state losing […]

Thousands in Migrant Caravan Head to Open Texas Border Stretch with No Walls or Fences

Thousands in Migrant Caravan Head to Open Texas Border Stretch with No Walls or Fences

Ildefonso Ortiz and Brandon Darby Mexican authorities in two border states announced the arrival of nearly 2,000 Central American migrants who are part of a caravan headed for the border cities Piedras Negras and Nuevo Laredo. The area between those two municipalities does not feature any type of fencing or barriers like the ones a […]

Trump Announces His Pick to Head the Interior Department

Trump Announces His Pick to Head the Interior Department

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor President Donald Trump nominated David Bernhardt to head the Interior Department, replacing former Secretary Ryan Zinke who left the administration early this year. “I am pleased to announce that David Bernhardt, Acting Secretary of the Interior, will be nominated as Secretary of the Interior,” Trump tweeted Monday. “David has […]

Trump: Pelosi ‘Wants Open Borders’ and ‘Doesn’t Mind Human Trafficking’

Trump: Pelosi ‘Wants Open Borders’ and ‘Doesn’t Mind Human Trafficking’

Scott Morefield | Reporter   President Donald Trump criticized Nancy Pelosi’s negotiating style as “rigid” and accused the House speaker of refusing to fund his proposed border barrier simply to “win a political point.” During an interview with CBS’s Margaret Brennan which aired Sunday morning on “Face the Nation,” Trump responded to a question about what he […]

Remembering American Hero Chris Kyle, Who Died 6 Years Ago Today

Remembering American Hero Chris Kyle, Who Died 6 Years Ago Today

William Davis | Contributor   Today is Chris Kyle Day in the state of Texas, a day dedicated to honoring “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, who was killed at the age of 38 on Feb. 2, 2013. Kyle was an Iraq war veteran and one of the most effective snipers in U.S. history. He was killed […]

Fact Check: Did Kathy Tran Do “Nothing to Change” Virginia’s Late-Term Abortion Law?

Fact Check: Did Kathy Tran Do “Nothing to Change” Virginia’s Late-Term Abortion Law?

  Emily Larsen | Fact Check Reporter   Virginia Democratic Del. Kathy Tran claimed that she has done “nothing to change” Virginia’s law on late-term abortions. Over the last few days, you may have heard a lot of misinformation about my bill to help women make their own healthcare decisions in consultation with their doctors. […]