Monday show notes 06-25-18
Russian-funded environmental group gave millions to anti-fracking groups
There is plenty of evidence in the form of a tangible money trail that links Vladimir Putin’s Russian government with U.S. environmental groups. In fact, the source of this funding has been subject of two congressional committee inquiries.
‘If You Have a Cheese Pizza…’: Mulvaney Amazes Trump With Explanation of ‘Ridiculous’ Gov’t Bureaucracy
Office of Management & Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gave an intricate and often eccentric explanation of redundancy and overlap in federal bureaucracy in a presentation that stunned the president and the press.
South Carolina steel plant reopened by UK industrialist, avoiding tariffs
British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Industrials on Monday reopened a shuttered South Carolina steel plant in a move that will allow his U.K.-based firm to circumvent the Trump administration’s 25% tariffs on steel imports.
The Army Took Over the Spigots, Forcing Thirsty Venezuelans to Pay
To arrive at the El Paraiso water-filling station in Caracas by sunrise, Rigoberto Sanchez wakes before 4 a.m. Hours later, his tanker is in a slow-moving line with a dozen others. Only two of the 10 pumps work and Sanchez will have time for a couple of deliveries if he’s lucky.