Daily Clips: February 7, 2017

More trouble for Andrew Puzder: The Secretary of Labor nominee hired an undocumented worker—an inconvenient truth for a president who is staunchly against illegal immigration. Puzder supposedly told the Trump team about this “flag”.

“Based upon what I’ve learned,” [Senator] Alexander said in a statement, “since Mr. Puzder reported his mistake and voluntarily corrected it, I do not believe that this should disqualify him from being a Cabinet secretary.”

Such logic seems…flawed. Simply because someone reported a mistake and “voluntarily corrected it” that means they should be absolved of all moral and political backlash?

Trump’s H1-B Visa Crackdown Threatens Cutting-Edge U.S. Medicine: Scientists warn the Trump administration of an impending “crisis in science”.

Repealing Obamacare could kill more people each year than gun homicides: 24,000 lost lives is an estimate provided by Vox.

California and Trump are going to battle: The “sanctuary state” takes on the president.

Tweet of the day:

Nick Cassella

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