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Trump Holds White Home Fulfilling On Vaping And E-Cigarettes

Trump Holds White Home Fulfilling On Vaping And E-Cigarettes

President Trump held a "listening session" on youth e-cigarette use on Friday. It remains unclear if a ban on vaping flavorings is near or off the table entirely. AILSA CHANG, HOST: President Trump revisited the idea today of limiting youth access to e-cigarettes. He said his administration may move to raise the legal age to…
Trump Administration’s Efforts To Prohibit Many Flavored Vaping Products Have Stalled Out

Trump Administration’s Efforts To Prohibit Many Flavored Vaping Products Have Stalled...

The White House is apparently backpedaling on its plan to ban most flavors in vaping products. The proposed FDA rule is unpopular with vape shop owners, and that's creating political blowback.
Trump Wants Insurers and Hospitals To Program Real Costs To Clients

Trump Wants Insurers and Hospitals To Program Real Costs To Clients

One rule announced by the Trump administration Friday puts pressure on hospitals to reveal what they charge insurers for procedures and services. Critics say the penalty for not following the rule isn't stiff enough to be a an effective deterrent. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption toggle caption Catie Dull/NPR One rule announced by the Trump administration…
Trump Administration Plans To Roll Back Anti-Discrimination Rules Connected To HHS Financing

Trump Administration Plans To Roll Back Anti-Discrimination Rules Connected To HHS...

The Trump administration wants to roll back anti-discrimination rules tied to Health & Human Services spending, meaning groups could refuse a client based on sexual orientation, gender or religion. AILSA CHANG, HOST: The Trump administration is rolling back some anti-discrimination rules tied to health and human services spending. That means a nonprofit group like an…
Trump Administration Proposes Unwinding Guidelines On Waste From Coal Plants

Trump Administration Proposes Unwinding Guidelines On Waste From Coal Plants

Coal ash swirls on the surface of the Dan River following one of the worst coal-ash spills in U.S. history into the river in Danville, Va., in February 2014. The Environmental Protection Agency wants to ease restrictions on coal ash and wastewater from coal plants. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption toggle caption Gerry Broome/AP Coal ash…
Trump revealed his tech and science council 3 years into his term, with research study officers from IBM and HP and the CEO of the maker of Drano (IBM, HPQ)

Trump revealed his tech and science council 3 years into his...

In a Tuesday press release, the White House announced it would relaunch the council of science and technology advisors to the president. The council has not existed since Trump took office in 2017. Like President Obama's selections, this council has few tech executives, but it does not have any tech industry CEOs. Visit Business Insider's…
Trump Is Striving To Ward Off Obamacare. How’s That Going?

Trump Is Striving To Ward Off Obamacare. How’s That Going?

President Trump talked to seniors about health care in central Florida in early October. "We eliminated Obamacare's horrible, horrible, very expensive and very unfair, unpopular individual mandate," Trump told the crowd. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President Trump talked to seniors about health care in central…
Trump Administration Blames Homeless For California’s Water Contamination

Trump Administration Blames Homeless For California’s Water Contamination

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and President Trump attend an event about the environment at the White House in July. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and President Trump attend an event about the environment at the White House in July. Alex Brandon/AP The Trump administration…
Trump Administration Intensifies Fight Over Environmental Laws With California

Trump Administration Intensifies Fight Over Environmental Laws With California

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks during a television interview in front of the West Wing of the White House, on Sept. 19, 2019. Wheeler has threatened to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway money unless California clears a backlog of air pollution control plans. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP…
Trump stated Greta Thunberg appears like she has ‘a brilliant and terrific future’ the exact same day she offered an impassioned speech at the UN about the destructive effect of environment modification

Trump stated Greta Thunberg appears like she has ‘a brilliant and...

President Donald Trump said on Twitter that environmental activist Greta Thunberg seems like a "very happy girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future" the same day that she delivered an impassioned speech about the impact of climate change. "You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words," Thunberg said on…

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