South Carolina elected officials have strong connections to, and unusual sway with, President Donald Trump. But S.C. Republicans are running out of options for protecting the MOX program, a major home state interest.
Washington state officials are concerned about a recent Department of Transportation decision repealing an Obama-era braking policy designed to reduce the risk of derailments for trains carrying oil. The federal government says the policy wasn’t cost-effective.
The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.