Tag Archives: Trump

Narrative busted: ‘Homophobic’ Trump fighting for record anti-HIV funding

The president of the Human Rights Campaign, Alphonso David, has called President Trump the “worst president on LGBTQ issues ever.” Yes, seriously. But nobody else should take that claim seriously. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have all echoed this tune, albeit with slightly less extreme language, decrying the Trump administration as supposedly hateful and homophobic.… Read More »

Trump aides hold daily meetings on vaping as White House scrambles to formulate policy

From left: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks to Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and President Donald Trump, during a listening session on youth vaping and the electronic cigarette epidemic inside the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington,, November 22, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters The White House, grappling with the outbreak of a… Read More »

The supposedly anti-gay Trump administration is distributing HIV prevention medication for free

Those evil, anti-gay bigots in the White House are now … working to eradicate HIV? Hmm. We’ve been told by supposed left-wing gay and transgender rights advocates, such as the oddly-named Human Rights Campaign, that President Trump is the “most anti-LGBTQ president ever.” The same activists also recently said that Mike Pence is the most… Read More »

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration’s proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would lead to people obtaining them illegally. Trump also raised worries during a raucous meeting with public health and industry representatives that illegal e-cigarette and vaping products could be substandard. “If… Read More »

LGBTQ advocates applaud judges’ rejections of Trump health care rule – NBC News

Two federal judges in two days struck down a proposed Trump administration rule that would have allowed health care workers to refuse care due to their “religious beliefs or moral convictions.” The rule — which critics said would have allowed providers to deny abortion care and care to LGBTQ patients — was set to take… Read More »

Federal judge strikes down Trump ‘conscience rule’ for healthcare

A federal judge has struck down a Trump administration rule that would have allowed for healthcare workers to refuse to provide or refer to sterilizations, abortions, and medically assisted suicide if doing so violated their faith. The order, handed down Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer in New York, blocks the rule from going… Read More »

Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection… Read More »