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Trump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection Agency

Trump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection AgencyDonald Trump just nominated a lobbyist for the coal industry to be the second-in-command at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Andrew Wheeler is a former Congressional aide and since 2009 has been a prominent lobbyist at the Faegre Baker Daniels firm where his clients include Murray Energy, one of the country’s largest coal mining companies. Mr Wheeler used to work for Senator James Inhofe, who infamously brought a snowball onto the Senate floor to decry the complaints of those who believe in global warming.



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What you need to know today: Trump nominates former Justice official as new FBI director

What you need to know today: Trump nominates former Justice official as new FBI directorABC News' Amna Nawaz breaks down what you need to know today about the Russia probe.



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What you need to know today: Trump nominates former Justice official as new FBI director

What you need to know today: Trump nominates former Justice official as new FBI directorABC News' Amna Nawaz breaks down what you need to know today about the Russia probe.



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Donald Trump nominates Callista Gingrich, wife of Newt Gingrich, as ambassador to the Vatican

Donald Trump nominates Callista Gingrich, wife of Newt Gingrich, as ambassador to the VaticanDonald Trump has nominated Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker and fervent Trump ally Newt Gingrich, to serve as ambassador to the Vatican. The White House announced the nomination the same day Mr Trump left for his first trip overseas as president, during which he will stop at the Vatican for an audience with the Pope. Some in Washington hope Ms Gingrich will be able to patch up relations between the president and the pontiff, who engaged in a war of words over Mr Trump’s proposed US-Mexico border wall during the campaign.



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