Tea Party Congressman Wants to Roll Back Clean Air and Water Acts

This piece was originally published in The Huffington Post.

At the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention on Sunday, Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC 3) told me he wants to roll back the Clean Air and Water Acts and shrink the EPA. Meanwhile an enormous methane gas leak is poisoning the air in Southern California, and a state of emergency has been declared over the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Plus there are a couple of other agencies Rep. Duncan would like to eliminate entirely…

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GOP Rep: No Fast Track Authority on Trade & No Lapse On DHS Funding

At the Citizens United Iowa Freedom Summit, I asked Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC 3) if he will give Fast Track Authority to President Obama for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, and whether or not he will vote for a clean funding bill for the Dept. of Homeland Security, that is one without the Republican riders meant to defund President Obama’s executive order on immigration…