Proposed Endangered Species Act ‘Revamp’ Seen as Gutting Protections

The Republican chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee introduced a draft bill this week that has conservationists worried. The legislation proposed by Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso will significantly revamp the Endangered Species Act, but critics of the move say it will essentially gut the law.

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Senators Press DOJ Officials on Clinton Watchdog Report

Senators drilled Monday into the findings of last week’s watchdog report detailing the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, with Republicans pointing to political text messages as proof of bias and Democrats noting the report says nothing of the ongoing Russia investigation.

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