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David Michaels: The Grand Old Party Line

The Trump Administration's policies today reflect a half-century of Republican hostility toward science

Donald Trump has been portrayed by some as "hijacking" the Republican Party.

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Commentary: Trump trashes environmental studies but they stave off disaster.

President Trump dramatically dropped thick binders filled with Environmental Impact Statements to the floor of Department of Transportation, calling them “nonsense” and declaring they “could be replaced by just a few simple pages” when announcing his infrastructure plan.

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