Utah U-S Senator Oren Hatch told Michigan’s Republicans to vote for Donald Trump in November … because he says the alternative for president “couldn’t be worse.”
Hatch spoke to the state’s delegation to the Republican National Convention this morning.
“The reason we got to win this presidency is because the next president is going to have three to five members of the United States Supreme Court to nominate. And I can’t begin to tell you if it’s Hillary Clinton, we will be set back for well into a couple of generations.”
Hatch also spoke about his admiration for Michigan’s Paul Ryan…..referring to the Speaker of the House, who’s actually from Wisconsin.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice aim to prevent future oil spills through a settlement with Enbridge Energy. Enbridge has agreed to pay out 177 million dollars for oil spills in the Kalamazoo River and Romeoville, Illinois.
Republican delegates in Cleveland say they believe presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump’s pick of Indiana’s governor as his running mate may put Michigan in play in November. Continue reading →
Legislation to expand Michigan’s hate crime law to include attacks on LGBT people was rolled out today (Wed.) at the state Capitol. The legislation has the support of at least two Republican lawmakers. Continue reading →
Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters wrote a letter to the President asking him and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to consider an alternative location for storing nuclear waste.Right now the plan is to bury it in Canada near the shores of Lake Huron.
Senator Debbie Stabenow said the President and the Prime Minister Trudeau are scheduled to meet at the North American Leaders Summit later this month. She expects the nuclear disposal location will be discussed.
“ There has been a proposal put forward to put right on Lake Huron a disposal site underground site. On the Canadian side to store nuclear waste. And this is something that I’ve raised concerns about.”
The Canadian Minister of the Environment has twice postponed issuing a decision on the dump location. Since the most recent postponement, a new decision date has not been set