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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Hurricane Harvey
Trump's deal

#EndorseThis: How Republicans Really Feel About Trump’s Deal With Democrats

If you’re still stunned by Trump’s deal with Congressional Democrats to increase the debt ceiling and fund relief for Harvey victims, imagine how the Republican leadership feels. Trevor Noah channels their highly comical distress in the most graphic terms (and incidentally reveals where several Dreamers are currently hiding out — take a close look at […]

September 8, 2017
Harvey

#EndorseThis: Trump’s Second-Hand First-Hand Harvey Moment

Are we stupid for knowing what words mean? Evidently Sarah Huckabee Sanders thinks so — because in hyping Trump’s Hurricane Harvey junket, she has redefined what “first-hand” means. The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah calls out her offensive diction.

September 1, 2017
Ted Cruz

#EndorseThis: Chris Christie Utters The Ugly Truth About Ted Cruz

No longer laying low, Chris Christie showed up on Morning Joe today — where he proceeded to trash Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), one of the few political figures even more widely disliked than he is. The topic was the politics of disaster relief after Hurricane Sandy and now, following Harvey’s devastation of the Lone Star […]

August 30, 2017
Obama, Trump

Trump Rescinded Obama’s Flood Risk Rules Before Harvey

Donald Trump signed away Obama-era flood standards just weeks before Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in a bid to get infrastructure projects approved more quickly. The rule signed by former president Barack Obama in 2015 had not yet come into effect but aimed to make infrastructure more resilient to the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and flooding.

August 28, 2017