"This was not a black swan event," says former Obama Homeland Security AdviserLisa Monaco, responding to President Trump's claim that the coronavirus pandemic was an unforeseen crisis. "This is not a surprise. And we should have been better prepared."
Dr. Zeke Emanuel, former health policy advisor in the Obama White House, explains why it is unrealistic to expect the U.S. will be ready to ease coronavirus social distancing guidelines by Easter, as President Trump has suggested.
This is a 69-page report created by the NSC in 2016. The Obama NSC chief briefed the incoming Trump official on the playbook in 2017, and that official seems to have wiped his ass with it and flushed it. 6/
Take, for example, regulations on fine soot. The current rules, written during the Obama administration, are up for review, and Trump administration appointees do not want to further tighten controls on emissions, which contribute to lung disease. So some scientists responded.
A judge has upheld Trump's repeal of an Obama-era rule regulating fracking on public lands
The fact that Trump has lifted President Obama's ban on elephant trophies being imported into the country is a devastating blow to the survival of these beautiful animals. It's savage and pointless. It breaks my heart.
I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes - and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!
Former National Security Adviser for President Obama said “President Trump was absolutely correct” in taking out terroristist leader Soleimani. Thank you General Jones!