Peter Buttigieg, Joy Behar et al who blamed President Trump for the Ohio derailment should just save their breath to cool their grits.
In a report published on the 27t Feb, the Bezos-owned, Trump-hating Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler did a deep dive on “every possible regulatory change” made during the Trump presidency that could have resulted in the toxic spills that have plagued the rural town of East Palestine.
“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 wrote.
In 1967, Congress consolidated all transportation agencies into a new U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and established the NTSB as an independent agency placed within the DOT for administrative purposes. In creating the NTSB, Congress envisioned that a single organization with a clearly defined mission could more effectively promote a higher level of safety in the transportation system than the individual modal agencies working separately. Since 1967, the NTSB has investigated accidents in the aviation, highway, marine, pipeline, and railroad modes, as well as accidents related to the transportation of hazardous materials.
And there it is – Biden’s NTSB Chair confirms the Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes deregulated under Trump in 2017 wouldn’t have helped the Ohio derailment— DC_Draino (@DC_Draino) February 24, 2023
The real problem is that they burned the chemicals & didn’t help poisoned residents