Tag: Trump administration

Commentary: Utah’s senators should not reward torture. They should reject Haspel.

Candidate Donald Trump vowed to reinstate a policy of torture. During the first days of his presidency, a draft executive order indicated that he intended to do just that. But senators from both parties objected, citing the 2015 McCain-Feinstein Amendment, which affirmed the illegality of waterboarding and other so-called “enhanced interrogation” techniques. Seventy-eight senators had

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Press Release – SEAN REYES FAILS TO PROTECT UTAH STUDENT BORROWERS

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 CONTACT:     Chase Thomas | chase@betterutah.org   Salt Lake City, UT – Twenty-one Attorneys General from across the nation joined together this week to oppose recent actions from the Trump Administration repealing consumer protections for student loan borrowers. Conspicuously absent from the letter sent to Education

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