Tag: Donald Trump

EPA Revokes California’s Emissions Waiver, Launches “One National Program Rule”

As promised, the Trump administration has revoked California’s emission waver and moved to prevent other states from setting their own fuel economy standards. The move comes as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency issued a “final action” known as the “One National Program Rule.” The EPA says it will enable […]

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The Whistleblower Complaint About Donald Trump’s Secret Phone Call, Explained

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Explain Like I’m a Racist 5-Year-OldLike the popular subreddit “Explain Like I’m 5,” which simplifies complex issues into easily understandable, digestible bites, “Explain Like I’m a Racist 5-Year-Old” breaks down complicated subjects on the intersection of race, economics and politics, making them so simple, even a bigoted toddler could understand […]

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Feds Scold HUD Administrator Lynne Patton for Her Political Comments on Company Time

Lynne Patton, event planner and Head of Region II for HUD, in New York, January 2019Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) Watch your mouth! That was the word from the feds to Lynne Patton, former Trump event planner and now somehow an administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, over her making political comments […]

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Trump Launches Bullshit Islamophobic Attack on Ilhan Omar Claiming She Danced on 9/11

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Donald Trump is a liar. Donald Trump is racist. Trump is also a Republican. He is a stupid, xenophobic, Islamophobic, white nationalist who enjoys tweeting, inciting hate and making shit up. While this may sound like a condemnation of the marmalade-skinned, white supremacist simpleton currently occupying the White House, he […]

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The EPA Is Rolling Back California Emissions Standards — Here’s Why That Matters

California, the joke goes, is basically its own country. With roughly 10 percent of the total population of the U.S., the Golden State is home to three of the nation’s 10 largest cities, 53 representatives in the House of Representatives, and a state government that often holds the power to effect change on a federal […]

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Gas War: Trump Confirms U.S. Will Revoke California Fuel Waiver

<img data-attachment-id="1689264" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gas pump gas station fuel pump" data-image-description=" Siripatv/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689264″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While a considerable portion of Donald Trump’s Twitter announcements aren’t worth paying much attention […]

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The Trump Administration Proposes Immigrants Pay $1,000 Fee to Appeal Deportations

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) The Trump Administration has made it its mission to ruin the lives of immigrants, and their latest ploy might be one of their most nefarious yet. According to Buzzfeed News, Trump’s administration has proposed a substantial increase in the fees associated with appealing deportation cases or attempting to get their […]

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Russian Trolls Love Targeting U.S. Veterans

The post popped up in select Instagram feeds shortly before the election in 2016. Its photo depicted an anonymous black-clad woman on an airport tarmac, crying over a metal casket covered in an American flag. “Killary Clinton will never understand what it feels like to lose the person you love for the sake of your […]

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GM Workers Strike to Get Back What the Recession Stole

The story by now is near-common knowledge: In the throes of the last recession, the nation’s Big Three automakers—General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford—accepted a $51 billion bailout from the federal government, allowing the companies to stave off bankruptcy and eventually recover to reap profits by the fistful. American taxpayers, meanwhile, lost $11.2 billion on this investment by the […]

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Texas Teacher Who Asked Trump to Deport ‘Illegal Students’ at Her School Gets Fired

Screenshot: Twitter (via Washington Post) When someone is a complete and total jerk for no reason, we as a collective love to see them get what is coming to them. Don’t bother denying it; there is a (not so) secret satisfaction in watching a deserving jackass get their comeuppance. This is especially true when said […]

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Trump Others ‘the Hispanics’ During Appeal for Latinx Support at New Mexico Rally

Donald Trump, with a smattering of “Latinos for Trump” signs behind him, speaks in New Mexico, a state he lost in 2016, during a campaign rally Sept. 16, 2019, at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, where he tried to enlist support from “the Hispanics” in his re-election efforts.Photo: Cengiz Yar (Getty) Never […]

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Trump’s Claim That He Lowered Gas Prices By Phoning a Friend Proves White People Will Believe Anything

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Before you roll your eyes at the above headline, let’s get a few facts out of the way: White people like Donald Trump: According to Gallup’s daily presidential approval poll, President Trump’s job approval among whites is 51 percent and 17 percent among nonwhites. Uneducated white people elected Trump: According […]

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Trump: Enough About My Corruption Investigation, Let’s Talk About Obama’s Netflix Deal

The Obamas’ deal with Netflix—a lucrative bag secured last year—trended on Twitter Monday morning after Donald Trump used it to shield himself from accusations he was using the presidency to enrich himself. Trump has drawn renewed scrutiny recently, thanks in part to a federal lawsuit, about whether and how his businesses have benefitted from his […]

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United States Won’t Raise Tariffs on Japanese Vehicles, Report Suggests

<img data-attachment-id="1681824" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="japanese auto exports 2016" data-image-description=" Sakarin Sawasdinaka/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681824″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_265612967.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Japan and the United States spending the better part of the summer discussing trade […]

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The Curse of Osama Bin Laden

Five years before masterminding the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania, Osama bin Laden laid out his strategy in a declaration of jihad “against the Americans occupying the land of the two holiest sites.” The aim: “Expel the infidels from the Arabian peninsula.” Bin Laden argued that the Saudi […]

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The Blood-Dimmed Tide

It’s the year 2100. The nationalist ideology popularized by Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, and Boris Johnson has not only retained its hold on industrialized nations, but also expanded amid conditions of climate upheaval. Many of the world’s major powers have spent the last several decades focusing on themselves. Borders have closed. International investments in education […]

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