PBS NewsHour, is by Bob Strong/Reuters.)
Beyond his own ego, there's only one thing Donald Trump believes in -- helping the corporations and the rich to make obscene profits. And he doesn't really care who is hurt in the process.
He has gutted our environmental laws (put in place to protect our land, water, and air for the good of all citizens) so corporations don't have to spend money protecting the environment or clean up after they pollute.
Now he is attacking another area, so corporations can make more money without considering their impact on the environment -- the Endangered Species Act. This act has been remarkably effective in protecting wildlife facing extinction -- including our national symbol, the Bald Eagle.
Trump doesn't care. Obscene corporate profits are more important than endangered species to him.
Here's part of an excellent op-ed on Trump's latest misadventure by ecologist Dr. Carl Safina in The New York Times: