May 11, 2018

05/11/2018: How many miles per gallon does the White House get?

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(Markets Edition) Top auto industry executives meet with President Trump at the White House today. Trump’s EPA and the Department of Transportation have drafted a proposal outlining eight different options for rolling back fuel efficiency standards in new cars.  Car…

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Auto execs are at the White House to talk fuel rules

May 11, 2018
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(Markets Edition) Top auto industry executives meet with President Trump at the White House today. Trump’s EPA and the Department of Transportation have drafted a proposal outlining eight different options for rolling back fuel efficiency standards in new cars.  Car buyers like fuel efficient cars, though….so automakers want to see regulations relax, but, not too much. And on the two year anniversary of the Brexit announcement, there still doesn’t seem to be a consensus building about how borders will function. Plus, we take a look at a bipartisan bill aimed at prison reform that advanced in the House this week and would require that the Federal Bureau of Prisons place some 180-thousand inmates closer to home.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC