A continuing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is shattering the perception that only residents of poor countries are denied access to this basic human right.
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg's order will only restrict some parts of the ongoing pipeline construction by Dakota Access, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Crude Oil Company. Standing Rock Sioux attorney Jan Hasselman said in a statement that the area did not include a recently discovered ancient burial and prayer site.
The story of the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court hearings and the re-emergence of Anita Hill in the public eye is a reminder of both how much, and how little, has changed in gender politics.
A Senate GOP aide said that the Water Resources Development Act, one of the few major bills expected to move in the Senate, could provide a legislative vehicle for Flint funding.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) in his letter criticized Snyder for failing to refund payments for poisoned water. The representative also called on Snyder to reverse staffing cuts at the Flint Water Treatment plant.
“Mr. Trump, when I met you I was so impressed with your talents that I wanted to be like you. I wanted a job within your organization,” said Summer Zervos near the end of the press conference. “Instead, you treated me as ... an object to be hit upon.”