Tag: WHITE HOUSE

NIST releases AI engagement plan in response to Trump executive order

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a draft of a plan for the federal government to engage in the creation of AI standards today. The plan is being made to meet the economic and national security needs of the United States and maintain global dominance. “U.S. engagement in […]

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Gas War Watch: EPA and CARB Leadership Won’t Even Share the Same Table

<img data-attachment-id="1571136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–e1495132939737.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" 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="us-capitol" data-image-description=" Architect of the Capitol Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1571136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” alt=”us-capitol, public domain” width=”610″ height=”407″> Capitol Hill was the scene of some high-school drama this week after representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reportedly refused […]

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White House calls for collaboration with businesses and international allies in revised U.S. AI R&D strategy

The White House Office of Science and Technology today released updates to the National AI research and development strategy, a document meant to guide billions in funding to federal agencies like the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and U.S. military. The 2016 AI R&D strategy was released in the final months […]

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Gas War Watch: UAW Goes to Congress, Sides With Automakers on Fuel Economy Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" 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="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The United Auto Workers is spending Thursday telling Congress that the union opposes the Trump administration’s proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026… sort of. While the UAW […]

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President Stephen Miller Gets His Wish: Trump Promises Mass Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants Next Week

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Rumor has it that when President Stephen Miller was born, he reportedly coughed and then asked to see his doctor’s paperwork. The doctor was not only offended, but he was in awe that a baby, literally a newborn, already had a receding hairline and was wearing a suit. Miller’s official […]

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Kim Kardashian West Partners with Lyft to Provide 5,000 Former Prisoners With Transportation to Job Interviews

Photo: Evan Vucci (AP Photo) Kim Kardashian is problematic as hell. She’s also inexplicably gone from socialite to social justice superheroine as of late, being instrumental in commuting the life sentence of non-violent offender Alice Johnson; deploying her legal team to assist Cyntonia Brown in her eventual clemency; and unleashing her white privilege to address […]

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Huck Off

Photo: Andrew Harnik (AP) After more than three years of professionally lying on behalf of President Donald Trump and his administration, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is finally on her way out. The president announced Sanders’ surprise departure on Twitter late Thursday afternoon, calling her a “very special person” he hopes runs for […]

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White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa’s Abrupt Departure

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors. She was the head of Trump’s African American Outreach until she was fired in 2017, but the post had been vacant since […]

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The Great Gas War: House Committee Plans Hearing On Fuel Efficiency Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1677380" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,662" 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="shutterstock_167430224" data-image-description=" Lissandra Melo/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677380″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said it will schedule a hearing on June […]

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Meet Us in the Middle: Automakers Plead for Peace, Compromise Between White House and California

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" 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="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The automotive industry is in turmoil. There’s an industrywide push toward electrification that has yet yet to prove itself as truly profitable, volume seems to be tapering off in the developed world, […]

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Is There a Right Way to Cover the Trump White House?

How should reporters cover the White House? Case study number one could be reporter Maggie Haberman of The New York Times, whose work has, during the Trump years, been particularly fraught. Her sympathetic profile of former-Trump-flak-turned-former-White-House-Communications-Director Hope Hicks, torn between obeying a congressional subpoena and obeying her former boss, illustrated the problem quite neatly. Haberman’s […]

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