House Republican wants American taxpayers to crowdfund Trump’s $20 billion border wall

Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) is trying to crowdfund President Trump’s border wall. Black is pushing legislation to establish a dedicated fund where Americans could make donations for the wall, which Trump administration have said will cost at least $20 billion — and which Trump promised…

Here is Trump’s alternative to Medicare drug negotiation after breaking populist promise

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar is doing damage control, pushing back against criticism that President Donald Trump broke a key campaign pledge to have the federal government directly negotiate Medicare drug prices. On Friday, Trump gave an underwhelming speech that spared drug…

Amidst Sex Scandals, Trump Admin Pushing “Abstinence-Only” Sex Ed

–In the midst of countless sex scandals, the Trump administration is pushing for “abstinence-only sex education,” a glaring hypocrisy https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/03/09/amid-stories-about-trumps-alleged-past-sexual-activity-administration-focuses-on-abstinence-only-education/ -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj -Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 -Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt -Support when you buy cryptocurrency:…

New York Times publishes column from the world’s least reliable gun researcher

John Lott, a discredited researcher with a history of pushing false and misleading information about guns, scored space in Tuesday’s New York Times. The article, which argues that background checks are flawed and ineffective, continues his streak of misleading and deeply flawed analyses. It’s unclear why,…

Scientists accuse Scott Pruitt of ‘stacking the deck’ against scientific integrity

Scientists, doctors, and environmental groups are pushing back against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) efforts to purge scientists who had previously received EPA grants from sitting on the agency’s advisory committees. A directive issued by Administrator Scott Pruitt in October 2017 represents an attempt to…

Trump administration forges ahead with building ‘Road to Nowhere’ through Alaska wildlife refuge

Whether it’s pushing for building roads in remote areas of Alaska or walls on the nation’s southern border, the Trump administration has shown little concern for the potential harm caused by developing major infrastructure projects in wildlife refuges. In Alaska, Trump’s Department of the Interior…