While the White House will respond to any We The People petition over 100,000 signatures, that doesn’t mean that the answer is always going to be something petitioners want to hear. And in the case of the 138,469 who wanted the administration to prevent sales from banning direct-to-consumer auto sales from companies like Tesla, that reply is pretty much, “Can’t do it, that’s Congress’ thing.” [More]
Do you need to play Angry Birds during takeoff? Is the next page in Game of Thrones just begging you to read it right this very moment? If so, there’s a new petition on petition on the White House’s website demanding that customers be allowed to use their electronic devices, if they’re on airplane mode, during takeoff and landing.