Skip to comments.Washington Post Reviews ‘Every Possible Regulatory Change’ Made Under Trump, Finds None Contributed to East Palestine Train Derailment
Posted on 03/01/2023 11:21:44 AM PST by SoConPubbie
“We decided to examine every possible regulatory change made under Trump that could be related to the accident and assess whether it could have made an impact,” read a review published Monday by Glenn Kessler at the Washington Post.
“From our analysis, none of the regulatory changes made during the Trump administration at this point can be cited as contributing to the accident,” Kessler added.
The review of “every possible regulatory change” made under Trump was conducted after U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was called out for falsely claiming that a proposed rule withdrawn in 2018 (under the Trump administration) had contributed to the train disaster in Ohio.
Even a member of Biden’s own administration (National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Jennifer Homendy) called Buttigieg’s claims about the East Palestine train derailment “misinformation.”
On Thursday, the New York Times also acknowledged in a report that the claims that former President Donald Trump’s administration was responsible for the train derailment in East Palestine due to it rolling back a rail safety rule is inaccurate.
But by that point, it was already too late as the false claim initially made by Buttigieg on February 14 had already circulated on social media where people regurgitated the transportation secretary’s remarks, spreading confusion and falsehoods across the internet.
While Buttigieg pointed his finger at Trump, the 45th president visited East Palestine, where he delivered truckloads of bottled water to residents who are worried about water quality in the area following the train derailment that spilled toxic chemicals into the environment.Obtained by Breitbart News
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Surely they could’ve just made up some lie. It’s to get Trump, after all. Truth is more important than facts, or something like that.
And you know they were REALLY REALLY looking...
They won’t be blasting this story all over social media. Too late - they already ran with the initial lie as they always do.
“The Washington Post reviewed “every possible regulatory change” that was made under the Trump administration and found that none of them contributed to the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.”
And the Trump hating pearl clutchers on here are saddened.😭
Like they have been really really looking for crimes for 6+ years. Trump has to be one of the cleanest public figures ever.
Where did they print this, on Page 30 in small print?
Let the pretzel making begin....
As has been stated before, the first lie is the one most remember as being “the truth”.
I wonder if any of those morons had any clue of all the good those regulations were Trump had his hands on...
Wow, I am impressed, and that is what I view as conclusive evidence that shows Buttgiggles is a liar, and no change by Trump contributed to this disaster. The reason is that such a defense coming from the obsessively anti-Trump WaPo is much more believable than if it were to come from Breitbart or RSBN or AmericanGreatness or Hannity or any other pro-Trump corner.
Not a surprise because Trump did not change the complex rail equipment safety regulations and was not asked to do so.
Somebody finally woke up at the Post.
No. This is simply the Post failing to find a way to blame Trump in the rail regulations. But, since they can’t find a way ...
They must be racist!
She’s purdy, Spongebob!
The members of the Jihad Junta certainly are the Keystone Kops of Coup d’etat operators.
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