26 lawmakers defend Energy Department scientists against Trump



Fallout over the Trump administration transition team’s questionnaire to Energy Department employees continues. 

The team sent a 74-question inquiry to the department which included a request for detailed information on the top salaried employees at national laboratories as well as a list of civil servants who attended the U.N. climate negotiations in the past four years. But last week, the Trump team distanced itself from the inquiry, blaming it on a “rogue” staffer, after the questionnaire cause an uproar within the science community.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill, however, aren’t letting the matter go.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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