Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse

U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, the Ocean State.

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More fossil fuel industry lying and mischief. Unbelievable. Except, not.

The Trump administration is proposing to slash #SNAP  food assistance for thousands of #RI  children and families. I will do everything in my power to protect those vital benefits.

It’s an honor to accept the Olmsted Medal from the @landarchitects . Today, landscape architects play an important role in protecting our communities from higher temperatures, extreme weather events, & rising seas.

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@GDElectricBoat ’s new $22 billion contract to build Virginia-class submarines, the largest in @USNavy  history, will extend #RI ’s proud shipbuilding tradition at Quonset Point. I was pleased to meet President Kevin Graney & congratulate him personally. Keep up the good work!

This is how coasts crash comes: danger of sea level rise causes insurers to withdraw; mortgages won’t work without insurance, so 30-year mortgage lenders will withdraw.

Sellers now competing for cash buyers (or short-term loans), so prices fall; and away we go... Strap in.

Thank you to the first responders on the scene at Naval Air Station Pensacola, who acted quickly to secure the base and protect innocent lives. Congress ought to show the same urgency.

10 years ago, Trump & family signed on to a letter calling climate change “scientifically irrefutable” & “catastrophic & irreversible.” 3 years into his presidency, Trump has done the opposite of #ActOnClimate . So now we’re trying to communicate in a way we know he understands:

The fossil fuel denial industry lied about climate warming models, because they are complicated and because they were projections. But time and fact have borne out the accuracy of the models.


MUST WATCH: Republican asks one of ’s US District Judge nominees basic questions of law & he can’t answer a single one. Hoo-boy.

One donor paid $17,000,000 to help Kavanaugh lie his way onto the Court. Shouldn’t we know who that was? . . . and what business he or she has before the Court?

I don’t even know where to begin with ’s CEQ nominee Kathleen Hartnett White—she outright rejects basic science.

If the Republicans say they’re "just jurors" in the impeachment, it’s interesting that they’re sitting down with the probable defendant to discuss the case. Not exactly “juror” behavior.

Soon, we will be voting on whether extreme @realDonaldTrump  judicial nominee Steven Menashi deserves a lifetime seat on the federal bench. The problem is… he refused to answer ANY of our questions, Republicans and Democrats alike.

A Republican operative under multiple Presidents says: @realDonaldTrump  is profoundly compromised, acting just as you would imagine a person with a disordered personality would .... a man who is deeply damaged, an emotional misfit.”

A senior official from a friendly government told me that Trump has handed the Mideast over to Putin, and that it will be decades to repair the damage done to American interests. And now the idiot says this.

They poisoned our politics to pollute our planet. The Koch name should be infamous.

. rejects 100-0 Senate compromise he said he’d accept, manages only 47 Senate votes for Big Dumb Wall bill (48 w/ Pence), shuts down government. Chaos and incompetence reign.