Civil Rights, Climate Change, and Healthcare Were All Scrubbed from the White House Website!
Donald Trump was just sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Just gonna leave that there for a moment.
As part of the presidential transition, Trump’s team assumes control of WhiteHouse.gov. Before today, the “Issues” tab of the website had a section devoted to climate change, the existential threat posed to our species that a scientific consensus holds is caused by human activity. That section is completely gone with the website revamp, along with any mention of climate change whatsoever.
Trump’s new climate change plan: Act like it’s not there until it goes away!
In the meantime, he’ll concentrate on dismantling environmental safeguards:
To all air-breathers and water-drinkers out there: Get ready for American greatness. So much for Ivanka Trump: Climate Czar.
Elsewhere on the site, it looks like they’re not quite ready to accept applications to work in the White House.
Considering the state of Trump’s recruitment drive, this may not prove particularly helpful. Oh, and all that Affordable Care Act stuff is gone too:
The Civil Rights section is also missing:
And the LGBT section:
Here’s what Americans can count on, at the moment: