J.C. Derrick

J.C. is WORLD’s deputy chief content officer and WORLD Radio’s managing editor based in Dallas. Follow J.C. on Twitter @jcderrick1.

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Trump promises to put ‘America first’

Inauguration | The newly sworn in president vowed his administration would ‘not fail’
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 1/20/17, 05:50 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump pledged to restore American greatness at home and abroad in a brief but sweeping inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Friday.

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EPA nominee vows to restore state power

Environment | Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt says agency must balance economy, environment
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 1/18/17, 05:12 pm

WASHINGTON—Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), pledged during a confirmation hearing on Wednesday to restore power to the states while balancing environmental and economic concerns.

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Supreme discontent

Politics | Conservative backlash grows against a leading Supreme Court candidate
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 1/18/17, 12:18 pm

Two religious liberty cases have sparked an internal war among conservatives over Judge William H. Pryor Jr., a leading candidate to replace late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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