Raul Grijalva - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Raul Grijalva Democrats pressure Trump to keep national monuments WASHINGTON (AP) — Western Democrats are pressuring President Donald Trump not to rescind land protections put in place by President Barack Obama, including Utah's Bears Ears National Monument. Obama infuriated Utah Republicans when he created the monument in late December on 1.3 million acres of land that is sacred to Native Americans and home to tens of thousands of archaeo... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:06:00 GMT 2017-04-13T22:06:00Z Congressional Republicans move to dismantle Obama rules WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving to dismantle former President Barack Obama's legacy on the environment and other issues, House Republicans approved a measure Wednesday that scuttles a regulation aimed at preventing coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby streams. Lawmakers also voted to rescind a separate rule requiring companies to disclose payments ma... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 23:56:00 GMT 2017-02-01T23:56:00Z Report: Trump called park official to dispute crowd photos WASHINGTON (AP) — On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump called the acting director of the National Park Service to dispute widely circulated photos of Trump's inauguration. Trump personally ordered park service head Michael Reynolds to produce additional photographs of the previous day's crowds on the National Mall, The Washington Post reported. The preside... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 22:21:00 GMT 2017-01-27T22:21:00Z The Latest: Capitol architect says pig painting breaks rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times EST): 7:25 p.m. A GOP congressman's office says a painting on Capitol grounds that has stirred controversy will come down Tuesday after a review by the Capitol architect. Washington Rep. Dave Reichert's office reports he has been informed that the architect has deter... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:02:00 GMT 2017-01-14T14:02:00Z Democratic Rep. Lewis: Trump not a 'legitimate president' WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he's doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate president," blaming the Russians for helping the Republican win the White House. The Georgia congressman and leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s said he will skip next week's inauguration of Trump at the Capitol, joining several other Democrats who have decided to ... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:10:00 GMT 2017-01-13T22:10:00Z Congressman: Obama not creating Grand Canyon monument PHOENIX (AP) — President Barack Obama has decided against creating a national monument covering areas of public land around Grand Canyon National Park, an Arizona congressman said Friday. Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva said White House Council on Environmental Quality officials told him of the decision during a meeting earlier this week. ... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:17:00 GMT 2017-01-06T22:17:00Z Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president. Concern about Trump's possible conflicts comes amid protests that unfold daily along the proposed pipel... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 22:32:00 GMT 2016-11-25T22:32:00Z