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21 Mar 2017 – White House issues gag order to officials on budget details

The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts beyond what was in a relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney wrote in a memo late last week that until the full budget release in May,

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17 Mar 2017 – White House calls climate change efforts a “waste of your money”

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the Trump administration is cutting spending for climate change efforts because “we consider that to be a waste of your money.” Mulvaney says: “I think the president is fairly straightforward. We’re not spending money on that.” President Donald Trump has often called climate change a “hoax” and his

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