Several interesting articles in the Denver Post this morning
ADMINISTRATION ROLLING BACK CLEAN-WATER RULE
WASHINGTON»The Trump administration moved Tuesday to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation’s streams from pollution.
CNN Retracts Story
Trump, who has been unhappy with CNN since he was a candidate, has been particularly annoyed by its reporting on connections with Russia. The misstep on a relatively minor story (the three journalists were fired) — it was never mentioned on any of CNN’s television networks — left some White House staff members jubilant, believing it handed them a new talking point, as they renewed their attack on 'fake news'.
BUT, speaking of REAL 'fake' news
The framed copy of Time magazine was hung up in at least four of President Donald Trump’s golf clubs, from South Florida to Scotland. Filling the entire cover was a photo of Donald Trump.
“Donald Trump: The ‘Apprentice’ is a television smash!” the big headline said. Above the Time nameplate, there was another headline: “Trump Is Hitting on All Fronts ... Even TV!”
STUDIES SHOW PESTICIDE CAN HARM CHILDREN
EPA chief, Dow CEO met before ban rejected
WASHINGTON »The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children’s brains, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
Dow, spent more than $13.6 million on lobbying in 2016, has long wielded substantial political power in the nation’s capital. Dow, which spent more than $13.6 million on lobbying in 2016. His company also wrote a $1 million check to help underwrite Trump’s inaugural festivities.