Tuesday's Morning Email: Inside Trump's Rollback Of Obama's Climate Change Legacy

Environmentalists vowed to fight the policy reversal.


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HOW DONALD TRUMP WILL UNRAVEL BARACK OBAMA’S CLIMATE LEGACY President Trump is expected to sign the “Energy Independence Executive Order” today, which will “rollback Obama-era policies to curb planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.” Environmentalists vowed to fight the reversal in policy. [HuffPost]

DEMOCRATS CALL FOR HEAD OF HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE TO RECUSE HIMSELF “Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and other Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee have demanded that the committee’s chairman, Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), recuse himself from investigating potential ties between the Trump administration and the Russian government.” [HuffPost]

MEET THE 20 DEMOCRATIC SENATORS THAT SUPPORT BLOCKING NEIL GORSUCH The Judiciary Committee will vote next Monday on sending his nomination to the full Senate. [Reuters]

BRITISH AUTHORITIES: NO EVIDENCE LONDON TERRORIST HAD CONNECTIONS WITH AL QAEDA, ISIS The senior national coordinator for U.K. counter-terrorism policing also said there was no evidence Khalid Masood was radicalized in prison. [Reuters]

DAILY MAIL HITS NEW LOW With a sexist cover that features a photo of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May meeting with Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with the headline: “Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it!” [HuffPost]

WHITE MAN WHO PROWLED THE STREETS OF NYC ‘TO KILL AS MANY BLACK MEN AS HE COULD’ Before allegedly fatally stabbing a black New Yorker will face terrorism charges. [HuffPost]

2 MIAMI POLICE OFFICERS SHOT AMBUSH-STYLE The officers are in stable condition. [Reuters]


DID YOU KNOW THERE WERE SOUTHERN LIGHTS? Apparently the concept works in the South as well. [HuffPost]

THIS PIECE ABOUT AN MIA MELANIA TRUMP Is worth reading strictly for its url. [WaPo]

THE NEW WAY TO AVOID BURNOUT FOR TOP EXECUTIVES Includes a dietitian, a physiologist and an executive coach. [Bloomberg]

THE DIRECTOR OF ‘MOONLIGHT’ IS TAKING ON LAST YEAR’S BIGGEST BOOK Looks like “The Underground Railroad,” which won the National Book Award, is headed to Amazon. [HuffPost]

RUPAUL HAS SOME FEELINGS ABOUT BACHELORETTE PARTIES IN GAY BARS Chiefly, “Check yourself before you wreck yourself.” [HuffPost]



~ Burglary pro tip: Don’t try to rob a school and then get caught hanging upside down by your pants.

~ The potential for hearing restoration isn’t as far off as you might think.

~ First it was the upside down flag pin, and now it’s stuff in Sean Spicer’s teeth. Really, it’s like he’s thinking up things for the future SNL sketch.

~ And you thought Postmates delivery folks worked hard: Meet China’s lunch-delivery guys.

~ Sounds like Kim and Kanye are trying for baby #3.

~ Cuba Gooding Jr. is in hot water for lifting up Sarah Paulson’s skirt.

~ Butt glitter needs to not be a thing.

~ Remember that epic Iceland soccer win at Euro 2016 nine months ago? Turns out a bunch more kids entered the world this month because of it.

~ “The eternal search for a gun that doesn’t kill.”

~ We adore this reunion photo of the cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”

~ Yes, Jon Gosselin is a male stripper now.

~ If you ask us, the light’s winning since it looks like “True Detective” is getting a third season after all.

~ Dan Rather: Trump has had the “worst start” of any U.S. president.

~ We could listen to Tom Hardy read us bedtime stories all night long.

~ “They will kill you and then they will bill you.”

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