How the Trump administration governs

Source: Real News Network.  Click to enlarge.

If you are a president or governor who believes that government doesn’t work, you staff your administration with people who don’t want government to work, and your belief becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.   This didn’t begin with Donald Trump and won’t end with Donald Trump.

LINKS

Scott Pruitt’s Mission to Remake the EPA by Justin Worland for TIME magazine.

Scott Pruitt Is Gutting the EPA, Serving the Fossil Fuel Industry by Jeff Goodell for Rolling Stone.

The Trump Administration’s Slow But Steady Undoing of the Department of Education by Coleton Whitaker, Abel McDaniels and Stephanie Johnston for the Center for American Progress.

Jeff Sessions Is Implementing an Anti-Civil Rights Agenda, an interview of Vanita Gupta, former head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, for Democracy Now.

The Justice Department Continues to Roll Back Civil Rights Protections by Jessalyn McCurdy for Common Dreams.

Is Trump Sabotaging Police on Purpose? by Jonathan Chait for New York magazine.

Is Anybody Home at HUD? by Alec MacGillis for New York magazine.

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