Tag: WHITE HOUSE

Gas War: White House Preparing to Strip California of Regulatory Privileges, Report Claims

<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″> It’s not as if we anticipated any other outcome, but the White House is moving forward with a plan to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle emission standards. According to […]

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Trump’s Impeachment Just Became One Step Closer to Reality After House Judiciary Committee Sets Guidelines

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Image) If only Operation Trump Gotta Go was as easy as signing a Change.org petition and changing all the locks in the White House. Sadly, impeachment proceedings are a bit more arduous than that—though it would appear that the Lord heard our cry and he pulled a few strings to expedite […]

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This Is the Dumbest White House Scandal in History and Trump Can’t Let It Go

Welcome to Day Six of one of the dumbest White House scandals in history, driven by Donald Trump’s fierce determination to prove he was right about Dorian. Trump has continued all week to harp on the debunked “fact” he tweeted Sunday that the hurricane would affect Alabama, and insisted he would’ve had the state’s back […]

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Who Is Responsible for Donald Trump’s Hurricane Coloring Book? An Investigation

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) One of the consequences of electing a deceitful, dimwitted white supremacist to serve at the helm of a deceitful, dimwitted, white supremacist country, is that it sometimes becomes difficult to ascertain why certain things happen. Is Donald Trump spending billions of dollars on a wall because he’s so racist that […]

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Car Talk: GM’s Barra to Sit Down With Trump Thursday

<img data-attachment-id="809778" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze.jpg" data-orig-size="2048,1360" 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="Mary Barra with Chevrolet Cruze" data-image-description=" Image: GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-809778″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-610×405.jpg” alt=”Mary Barra with Chevrolet Cruze, Image: GM” width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Mary-Barra-Chevrolet-Cruze-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> General Motors CEO will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and White House […]

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Twilight of the Adults

Jim Mattis has a story to tell. For the first two years of the Trump administration, he was one of a handful of high-ranking figures who more or less openly pitched themselves as necessary checks on an impulsive, childish, and ignorant president. Six months into Trump’s presidency, for instance, Axios reported that Mattis and then-Homeland […]

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Twilight of the “Adults in the Room”

Jim Mattis has a story to tell. For the first two years of the Trump administration, he was one of a handful of high-ranking figures who more or less openly pitched themselves as necessary checks on an impulsive, childish, and ignorant president. Six months into Trump’s presidency, for instance, Axios reported that Mattis and then-Homeland […]

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How to Get Away With Killer Arms: Viola Davis to Portray Michelle Obama in New Showtime Drama

Viola Davis, left, speaks onstage at the 2019 Women In Film Annual Gala on June 12, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. ; Michelle Obama speaks onstage during the 2019 Essence Festival Presented on July 06, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images for Women In Film), Bennett Raglin (Getty Images for Essence) […]

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A$AP Ghosted: Trump White House Team Incensed Rocky Never Said ‘Thank You’ for Help Getting Out of Swedish Jail

Recording artist ASAP Rocky, wearing Gucci, attends 2018 LACMA Art + Film Gala on Nov. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles.Photo: David Livingston (Getty Images) All the White House wanted was their flowers. Apparently, A$AP Rocky doesn’t think that’s his fucking problem. A new report from Yahoo News citing two Trump clowns allies, Darrell Scott and […]

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Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders Lands Softly at Trump’s Personal YouTube Channel, Fox News

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) For former Trump administration officials, there are really only two places to go after leaving the White House: reality TV or Fox News, which is really reality TV for white people who hate the truth. So it’s with little fanfare that I announce that former White House press secretary Sarah […]

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Gas War Update, Choose a Side Edition

<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″> According to recent reports, there’s trouble with the White House’s fuel economy rollback. The Trump administration is said to have been meeting with automakers, asking them to stand behind its proposal to […]

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AI Weekly: Sorry, Donald Trump, you can’t be a credible AI leader and a bigot

It happened again, this time in El Paso: A person filled with racial hate killed people, and instead of appealing to our better angels, as past presidents have put it, Donald Trump went in the opposite direction. The president read a scripted speech with all the right words about how hate is bad, but nobody […]

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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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