The Treasury Department reported a $205 billion budget shortfall in November, the widest November budget deficit on record.
“The cavalier way the President talks about not living up to our obligations is endemic of his approach to governing. Shutting down the federal government will not only have a detrimental effect on our economy but will punish American workers during the height of the holiday season.”
On Monday, the New York Times reported on widespread collection of extremely-detailed location data via mobile device apps. Democratic presidential candidate Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) says that the reporting by the Times is yet more evidence that social media and mobile consumers need new privacy protections.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) extensive campaign work in Iowa and policy-driven message of unity and finding common ground was highlighted in The Atlantic. Delaney has already campaigned in all 99 Iowa counties and has had staff in the state for over a year. Delaney has made 20 campaign trips to Iowa and 12 trips to New Hampshire.
This weekend, the United States joined a proposal by Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait at the global climate summit to weaken language in an alarming UN climate report that warned the world has a decade to cut carbon emissions by half to mitigate the effects of rising temperatures.
The Trump administration announced plans to reverse EPA carbon emission regulations just two weeks after a shocking U.S. government report warned that we are woefully behind our goals to curb the emission of greenhouse gasses and that aggressive action is needed to mitigate the impact of global warming.