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Devon and Sarah discuss Trump pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Trump starting an international incident with a Tweet, the NSA leaked report about Russian interference in the 2016 election, and the suspicious timing of the Trump administration trying to lift sanctions on Russia. They also award the Donald Trump Dishonor in Dickwaddery.

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Key Articles

  1. Trump Will Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement by Michale D. Shear (NYTimes)
  2. It’ll take years for Trump to pull the US out of the Paris climate agreement — here’s why by Rebecca Harrington (Business Insider)
  3. Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump: My city will follow Paris agreement by Jacqueline Thomsen (The Hill)
  4. Pittsburgh plans to power itself with 100% renewable energy by Leanna Garfield (Business Insider)
  5. s Inside Trump’s climate decision: After fiery debate, he ‘stayed where he’s always been’ by Ashley Parker,
    Philip Rucker, and Michael Birnbaum (WaPo)
  6. Bloomberg Promises $15 Million To Help Make Up For U.S. Withdrawal From Climate Deal by Bill Chappell (NPR)
  7. 246 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out (updated) by Alissa Walker (Curbed)
  8. London terror attack: Police fired ‘unprecedented’ number of rounds by James Masters and Steve George (CNN)
  9. Trump’s Off-the-Cuff Tweets Strain Foreign Ties by Peter Baker (NYTimes)
  10. The London terror tweets prove Donald Trump is never going to be ‘presidential’ by Chris Cillizza (CNN)
  11. Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election by Matthew Cole, Richard Esposito, Sam Biddle, and Ryan Grim (The Intercept)
  12. How the Trump administration’s secret efforts to ease Russia sanctions fell short by Michael Isikoff (Yahoo News)
  13. The Latest: Special counsel’s Trump probe adds Manafort case – AP News
  14. Will Rosenstein recuse in Trump-Russia probe? by Josh Gerstein (Politico)

Gratitude Check Links

  1. Comic: The Story of the Jane Collective, the Women Who Started an Illegal Abortion Service by Rachel Wilson and Ally Shwed (Fusion)
  2. l Georgia Democrat aims to be nation’s first female African American governor by Vanessa Williams (WaPo)
  3. Oregon Just Took A Big Step To Protect Transgender Rights by Kimberly Truong (Refinery29)
  4. Ivanka Trump Named ‘Most Powerful Jewish Woman In America’ and Twitter Erupts by Elise Sole (Yahoo Style)

Action Items

  1. OurStates.Org
  2. Voting Laws Roundup 2017
    – Brennan Center for Justice
  3. Host a phone-banking event for Jon Ossoff – Swing Left
  4. Get involved with HRC for Pride Month
  5. The Trevor Project
  6. TransLifeline
  7. PLFAG
  8. GLAAD

Donald Trump Dishonor in Dickwaddery Links

  1. Lawmaker thinks God will ‘take care’ of climate change if it becomes a ‘real problem’ by Jack Jenkins (ThinkProgress)
  2. CNN Anchor Mocks Indian-American Spelling Bee Champ by M.K. Ansari (HuffPost)

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