EPA plans to revoke California’s right to set vehicle emission standards
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it’s preparing to revoke California’s right to set their own vehicle emission standards.
The Trump administration will announce the EPA acted against the law by granting the state permission to get around the Clean Air Act and enforcing stricter emission standards than the federal government.
This new change could go into effect as soon as Wednesday.
Trump on late Cokie Roberts: “She never treated me nicely”
President Trump reacted to the death of political journalist Cokie Roberts, who died yesterday from complications of breast cancer, by saying Roberts “never treated me nicely.”
Roberts, 75, was a journalist for over 40 years who worked in television and public radio. During her lifetime, Roberts was a prominent broadcaster and worked for ABC as a contributor for “This Week with David Brinkley” and later as ABC’s chief congressional analyst.
Speaking to reporters from Air Force One, Trump gave his condolences to Roberts’ family and called Roberts “a real professional,” despite his criticism.
Obama meets with teen climate activist
Teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg met with former
Thunberg, of Sweden, will testify about the global climate crisis before a joint hearing of two House committees Wednesday.
Instead of taking a plane, Thunberg took a yacht from across the Atlantic because it was emissions
Obama called Thunberg one of the “planet’s greatest advocates,” in a tweet after their meeting.