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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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Brexit: What Happens Once Article 50 Is Triggered?

Bloomberg
March 27, 2017

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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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How The EPA Became A Victim Of Its Own Success

Morning Edition on NPR Berlin
By Nate Rott
February 17, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency has a pretty simple mission in principle: to protect human health and the environment. It’s a popular purpose too. Nearly three out of four U.S. adults believe the country “should do whatever it takes to protect the environment,” according to a 2016 survey by the Pew Research Center.

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Good Luck Killing the EPA; Dismembering the agency requires changing 45 years worth of laws, warns one Republican who ran it.

Bloomberg
By Eric Roston
February 8, 2017

The new U.S. president and Congress are taking a hard look at environmental rules—none harder than a freshman U.S. representative whose new bill would “terminate the Environmental Protection Agency.”

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Stop it!

Blog Entry #4
By Christine Todd Whitman
February 7, 2017

STOP IT. That’s what the American people were saying in the last election. Stop the hyper partisanship that has rendered Congress virtually stagnant. Stop the name calling and “tit for tat” approach to governing and start solving the country’s problems.

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Trump’s EPA facing fire amid efforts to rein in agency

USA Today/THE NEWS-PRESS Washington bureau
By Ledyard King
February 7, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is facing its toughest test since the regulatory agency opened its doors in 1970 under President Richard Nixon.

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Ex-EPA chief: We must keep protecting environment

CNN
By Paula Newton
January 25, 2017

Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, tells Paula Newton she’s deeply concerned about Donald Trump’s environment policy.

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