House Republicans, who are now deliberating the government’s 2018 budget, pledge to eliminate deficits within a decade. Well, good luck with that. It must be obvious that chronic deficits reflect a basic political impasse that can be broken only if majorities in Congress do things they’ve refused to do: trim Social Security benefits; raise taxes significantly; control health spending. There is a giant mismatch between what Americans want from government and what they’ll pay for with taxes.
Los republicanos de la cámara baja, que ahora están deliberando sobre el presupuesto de 2018, prometen eliminar los déficits en una década. Bien, buena suerte con eso. Debe ser obvio que los déficits crónicos reflejan un impasse político básico que puede ser interrumpido solo si las mayorías del Congreso hacen lo que se han negado a hacer: recortar los beneficios de seguridad social; aumentar los impuestos significativamente; controlar los gastos de salud. Hay una gran discordancia entre lo que los estadounidenses quieren del gobierno y lo que están dispuestos a pagar en impuestos.
There has been widespread international condemnation after President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Mr Trump said the accord punished the US and would cost millions of American jobs.
The President of the United States said he will announce Thursday whether or not his country will leave the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, according to the president"s personal Twitter account.
Nine scientists have been dismissed from the EPA’s 18-person Board of Scientific Counselors—ostensibly to include more voices from regulated industries, though the scientists say their work was apolitical and did not involve regulations. The US government has also postponed an important meeting scheduled for Tuesday to determine whether the country should or should not withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a matter that President Donald Trump promised to decide this month.
Thousands of scientists from around the United States gathered Saturday in Washington to express their objections to the cutbacks in scientific research proposed by President Donald Trump.
Raúl Grijalva of Arizona joins Center for Biological Diversity in call for environmental analysis that could delay any construction for several years
The president said this would put an end to the "war on coal" and "job-killing regulations".
El día de hoy el Presidente de los Estados Unidos ha firmado un decreto para abandonar los límites a las emisiones contaminantes, deshaciendo así la política ambiental de su predecesor contra el cambio climático.
Military spending would get the biggest boost in Trump’s proposed budget, with the environmental and state departments facing the greatest reductions