Daily Clips: February 7, 2017

More trouble for Andrew Puzder: The Secretary of Labor nominee hired an undocumented worker—an inconvenient truth for a president who is staunchly against illegal immigration. Puzder supposedly told the Trump team about this “flag”.

“Based upon what I’ve learned,” [Senator] Alexander said in a statement, “since Mr. Puzder reported his mistake and voluntarily corrected it, I do not believe that this should disqualify him from being a Cabinet secretary.”

Such logic seems…flawed. Simply because someone reported a mistake and “voluntarily corrected it” that means they should be absolved of all moral and political backlash?

Trump’s H1-B Visa Crackdown Threatens Cutting-Edge U.S. Medicine: Scientists warn the Trump administration of an impending “crisis in science”.

Repealing Obamacare could kill more people each year than gun homicides: 24,000 lost lives is an estimate provided by Vox.

California and Trump are going to battle: The “sanctuary state” takes on the president.

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.