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I hope you will find my website a helpful place to read key news about the issues I care about: protecting the environment, preserving an inclusive Republican Party, and promoting strong relationships with other nations. From this site you can read my opinion pieces from various publications throughout the world, and connect with the organizations with which I am involved. You can also get contact information for scheduling or media requests. I hope it will give you food for thought about what we as a nation need to be doing on these very important issues.

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America’s Canary in a coal mine

Explorepartsunknown.com
By Brian Donahue
April 4, 2017

At times, this is what it can feel like to live in and explore New Jersey these days—like everything is falling apart. It feels like maybe the rest of the world should be paying more attention.

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Q&A with former EPA administrator Christie Todd Whitman on Trump’s budget cuts

Newsworks
By Diane Stopyra
April 6, 2017

President Trump’s administration has proposed a federal budget that would cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s allotment by 31 percent, or $2.6 billion and the equivalent of 3,200 jobs.

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Whitman, ex-New Jersey officials oppose Trump’s EPA changes

Associated Press
By Michael Catalini
April 4, 2017

TRENTON – The country’s one-time top environmental regulator is joining several fellow former New Jersey governors and elected officials in warning about the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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How EPA Budget Cuts Could Affect Public Health

The Atlantic
By Christine Todd Whitman
March 31, 2017

Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, described the administration’s new spending proposal as a “hard-power budget,” and by design it echoes President Trump’s top campaign priorities—namely, national security. But to create additional funding for defense programs and immigration enforcement, the budget would cut funding to the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent.

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The Coast Guard and America as an Arctic Nation

U.S. Coast Guard News
By David Santos, Director of Communications, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
March 29, 2017

Former New Jersey governor Christine Todd Whitman recently visited the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to speak about leadership and the Coast Guard’s future in the Arctic, as part of the 22nd annual Coast Guard Foundation Hedrick Fellowship. The Hedrick Fellowship brings renowned political, military and industry leaders to the Academy to share knowledge and insight, and provide an opportunity for future officers to learn from the experiences of distinguished leaders.

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Ex-EPA Chief Whitman Says GOP Must Get Serious on Climate

Bloomberg
March 23, 2017

MSNBC’s For The Record Provides Forum For Obama And Bush EPA Chiefs To Explain Why They’re “Skeptical” Of Scott Pruitt

MSNBC
Greta Van Susteren (host)
March 2, 2017

Former George W. Bush EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman: “The Agency Is About Protecting Human Health And The Environment, And We Don’t Want To Lose That”

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Bush Administration EPA Chief Urges Caution In Cutting Regulations

Morning Edition
Rachel Martin (host)
March 2, 2017

Rachel Martin speaks with Christine Todd Whitman, who led the Environmental Protection Agency under George W. Bush. She responds to President Trump’s plan to roll back regulations and cut EPA funding.

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Nuclear threat

Blog Entry #5
By Christine Todd Whitman
February 28, 2017

For those of us old enough to remember school bomb drills or the Cuban Missile crisis, the idea of another nuclear arms race is terrifying. It doesn’t take many nuclear weapons to destroy the world as we know it and President Trump’s loose talk about building up our nuclear arsenal may unleash forces that he will be unable to stop.

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Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

Morning Edition on NPR Berlin
Kelly McEvers (host)
February 17, 2017

KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:

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