Archive for January, 2017

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January 23, 2017

Trump becomes president

Myths and Truths About the Trump Presidency, Albert R Hunt, 170115
ACA

Donald Trump issued his first executive order: instructions for the federal government to dismantle the Affordable Care Act “to the maximum extent permitted by law.”Trump’s executive order on Obamacare, explained by two health policy experts, Sarah Cliff,170120

Deleted info @ whitehouse.gov, on Civil rights, climate change, healthcare, immigration

Donald Trump has officially been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, his campaign to diminish human rights came swifter than we expected. With the former reality star’s team assuming control of WhiteHouse.gov, part of the presidential transition has been wiping the website of any mentions of civil rights, climate change, and healthcare. (In comparison, the site had “issues” tabs devoted to these topics under Barack Obama’s team.)

Want information about climate change? Well too bad, because our new president thinks it’s a conspiracy created by the Chinese government.  White House Website Instantly Scrubbed of Climate Change, Civil Rights, Immigration, and Healthcare Pages

Deleted info @ whitehouse.gov, on climate change

At 11:59 am eastern, the official White House website had a lengthy information page about the threat of climate change and the steps the federal government had taken to fight it. At noon, at the instant Donald Trump took office, the page was gone, as well as any mention of climate change or global warming.  All References to Climate Change Have Been Deleted From the White House Website,JasonKoebler,170120

FHA mortgage insurance cut suspended

Trump administration has halted a cut to the FHA mortgage insurance premium that Obama’s team announced during his final days in office.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development said Friday that the reduction to the annual mortgage insurance premiums borrowers pay when taking out government-backed home loans has been “suspended indefinitely.”

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