Chemical spills, damage to petroleum tanks, and the stopping and starting of plants released more than 5 million pounds of pollutants, according to regulatory filings analyzed by BuzzFeed News.
The resort near Miami, which licenses Trump's name, is seeking permission to hire 10 housekeepers, claiming no Americans want the jobs. Companies owned by Trump or bearing his name have sought 380 workers since he launched his presidential campaign.
But more federal employees have left than after Barack Obama or George W. Bush were first elected, according to an exclusive data analysis by BuzzFeed News.
Damage From Harvey Has Already Caused Millions Of Pounds Of Toxic Pollutants To Be Released Into The Air
The explosions and ensuing fire at the Arkema chemical plant early Thursday are just the latest in a wave of damage, disruptions, and pollution at industrial facilities along the Texas coast after Harvey.
How ideologues, opportunists, and internet marketers built a massive new universe of partisan news on the web and on Facebook.
If Jeff Sessions Exits, Trump Could Choose An Acting Attorney General From Among Thousands Of People
Who would run the Justice Department if Trump fires the attorney general (or the attorney general quits)? Existing laws give the president a surprising number of different routes to fill a vacancy.
It’s Made in America Week at the White House, but Mar-A-Lago and a nearby Trump National Golf Club have told the Department of Labor that there aren’t enough Americans to hire. These two Trump properties have now requested more than 230 foreign workers since he launched his presidential campaign.
In the first half of the year, Republican campaigns and committees spent nearly $300,000 — at a minimum — on Trump businesses after Trump was elected president.
The data, obtained by BuzzFeed News via the Freedom of Information Act, covers more than 40 years of U.S. government employment. You can download and start exploring it today.
A bipartisan group of senators, including Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, have asked the Labor and Homeland Security secretaries to ensure American jobs are protected before expanding the foreign workforce. Their letter cites a BuzzFeed News investigation.
Trump National Golf Club told the Department of Labor there weren’t enough American servers to hire. The jobs, located just 35 miles from Manhattan, pay $14.08 an hour.
“As long as the traffic is real and the ads are being served to real people,” ad networks will accept fake news sites, according to one publisher.
Marc E. Kasowitz, who has represented Donald Trump for more than 15 years, was recently named a lead attorney in a federal civil lawsuit against Sberbank, which is majority-owned by the Russian government.
The Virginia wine producer, owned by Eric Trump, is the latest Trump family business to seek foreign guest workers for US jobs. Latest request asks for 23 laborers, on top of six sought in December.
We logged more than 1,500 people and organizations connected to the incoming administration. Now we want your help to understand them and to add more.
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One-quarter of Americans say people should never be allowed to change their legal gender, half of Brazilians know a transgender person, and lots more from a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos survey in 23 countries around the world.
Here's how BuzzFeed News and the polling firm Ipsos, in partnership with UCLA Law School’s Williams Institute, conducted an international survey of attitudes on transgender rights.
The Virginia wine producer is the latest Trump family business to seek foreign guest workers for US jobs.
A United Nations envoy said visa programs for short-term unskilled labor are of “of particular concern.”