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Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’ A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Gingrich on Meet the Press: Romney Lied About Tax Cuts for the Wealthy From TPM: Newt Gingrich called out Mitt Romney on Sunday for backing off his promise to cut taxes on the wealthy after winning the Republican ... “I will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income Americans.” Gingrich said Romney’s inconsistency ... 10/7/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Newt Gingrich: Romney Flip-Flopped On Tax Cuts Newt Gingrich called out Mitt Romney on ... admitting that Romney had shifted from wanting to lower taxes on all Americans to promising that his reform plan would not lower taxes paid by the wealthy. Romney's pledge is to cut tax rates across the board ... 10/7/2012 - 4:35 am | View Link
At First Debate, Mitt Romney Admits That He Would ‘Absolutely Not’ Support His Own Tax Plan I will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income Americans. And number three ... Romney’s plan is a clearly defined tax cut for the wealthy. Even if he closed every loophole that benefits the wealthy, he wouldn’t generate enough revenue to make up ... 10/4/2012 - 2:28 pm | View Link
Romney To Obama: Saying I’ll Cut Wealthy’s Taxes Like Lies Of My ‘Five Boys’ President Obama first asserted that Romney’s tax plan would result in a tax in a cut for high income Americans while middle class families suffered from a tax increase. Moderator Jim Lehrer tried to keep the conversation on taxes, but Romney insisted ... 10/3/2012 - 10:39 am | View Link
Romney: Taxes on the Wealthy Are So High I Paid Extra Mitt Romney says that tax rates are too high—so high that he wants to cut them. So why did he deliberately avoid deducting charitable contributions in his 2011 tax return in order to pay a higher effective tax rate? Yet Romney just opted to shovel more ... 09/21/2012 - 2:50 am | View Link
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Mitt Romney "I still believe in the people of America. And so Ann and I join with you to earnestly pray for this great nation. Thank you, and God bless America." 01/10/2017 - 12:00 pm | View Website
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Donald Trump will be sworn in as our 45th president on Friday. He made a surprise visit Wednesday night to his Washington hotel a few blocks from the White House, leaving his press pool behind. His transition team is rejecting reports of a rocky transfer of power. Major Garrett reports.
Treasury nominee Steve Mnuchin and EPA nominee Scott Pruitt are the latest Trump Cabinet picks to face Senate questioning. Sources tell CBS News the president-elect has filled his last Cabinet vacancy, naming former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be secretary of agriculture. Nancy Cordes reports.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence is helping the incoming administration set a broad policy agenda. Pressure will be on President-elect Donald Trump to unify a divided country and Congress. Charlie Rose spoke with Pence in Washington about the expectations and the transition.