Tagged: The Epoch Times

US Disagrees With Germany on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, Seeing It as ‘Threat to Europe’s Energy Security’

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that Washington disagrees with Germany on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, calling it a threat to Europe’s energy security, adding that both countries had agreed to ensure that Russia cannot use energy as a coercive tool against Ukraine or other states. Blinken met in Berlin […]

23 Republicans Move to Censure Biden For ‘Dereliction of Duty’ at Border

A group of 23 Republican lawmakers, led by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), on Wednesday introduced a resolution to censure President Joe Biden for what they say has been his “dereliction of duty” at the U.S.-Mexico border, and a failure to enforce border security and immigration laws. “My censure resolution holds President Biden accountable for his […]

Bipartisan Senators Reach Deal on Infrastructure ‘Framework,’ to Meet Biden

A bipartisan senators’ group working on a major infrastructure package said Wednesday it had crafted a “framework” for a deal, and that members plan to meet President Joe Biden on Thursday for further discussion. Emerging from a meeting with top White House officials, lawmakers said talks had been productive but cautioned that unresolved issues remained. […]

Newsom to Officially Face Recall Election

The petition to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom has cleared its final hurdle on June 23 with confirmation from the state’s top election official that enough signatures remained after voters had been given a chance to withdraw support for the petition. California Secretary of State Shirley Weber said 43 signatures have been withdrawn during a […]

New York’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Expires Thursday, Cuomo Says

By Tim Balk and Denis Slattery From  New York Daily News NEW YORK—New York’s pandemic-related state of emergency is coming to an end, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Fifteen months after coronavirus first tore through the U.S., the state’s declaration of emergency will expire Thursday, a step toward a ”post-COVID” New York, the embattled governor […]

Interior Secretary: No Plan ‘Right Now’ to Permanently Ban New Oil, Gas Leasing

WASHINGTON—U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on June 23 said at a House committee hearing that the Biden administration has no plan to permanently ban new oil and gas drilling on federal land. “Gas and oil production will continue well into the future,” Haaland said during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing. “I don’t think there […]

‘For the People’ Act Defeated, Democrats Groom H.R. 4 to Federalize Elections, Experts Say

Jubilant Republicans hailed Tuesday’s defeat of S. 1, but that is not likely to be the last battle in Democrats’ campaign to federalize presidential and congressional elections. “This bill wouldn’t make it easier to vote,” Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) declared on Fox News after the Democrats failed to gain 60 votes required to break a […]

‘Worst Cover Up in Human History’: House Republicans Launch Campaign to Hold CCP Accountable Over Pandemic

House Republicans have vowed to take a series of actions to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable for its coverup of the COVID-19 outbreak that spurred the global pandemic, and get to the bottom of how the disease started spreading among humans. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on June 23 laid out an eight-pronged […]