Mulvaney: Political Arsonist

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By Lisa Gilbert and Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen “We’re not burning it down.” That’s Mick Mulvaney describing his management of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Yet he keeps setting fires – terminating enforcement, ignoring supervision, slashing funding, leaving...
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Scott Pruitt Has Betrayed the Mission, the National Interest, and the Public Trust

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council As Americans, we have a right to expect that the people we entrust with public service will work toward good governance, put the national interest first, advance the mission they’re given, and do so with integrity. Scott Pruitt has betrayed that...
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Could Trump Corrupt the IRS and Profit From It?

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By Amit Narang and Emily Peterson-Cassin, Public Citizen In the coming weeks, the Trump administration will make an important decision that could allow President Donald Trump to rig the rules at the IRS for his own personal profit. This decision also would slow down important guidance on the...
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Federal Power Rules Threaten New England Renewable Energy

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By Miles Farmer and Bruce Ho, Natural Resources Defense Council A recent order by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the federal agency that oversees the nation’s power grid, could block renewable energy from fair access to the grid in New England, potentially saddle customers...
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