Fireworks erupt in the House Rules Committee as Jamie Raskin grills Matt Gaetz over Trump’s election fraud claims

Fireworks erupt in the House Rules Committee as Jamie Raskin grills Matt Gaetz over Trump’s election fraud claims

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was questioned during a House Rules Committee hearing on Wednesday as he argued against a criminal referral of Steve Bannon to the Department of Justice after the Trump ally refused to comply with a congressional subpoena. “Do you...

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Yellen sees stronger labor market after US shakes off ‘shock’ from delta

Yellen sees stronger labor market after US shakes off ‘shock’ from delta

This post was originally published on this siteTreasury Secretary Janet Yellen said in a Wednesday interview that the U.S. economy is on still on track for a strong recovery from the “very unusual shock” of the pandemic despite labor shortages and high inflation.In an interview with MSNBC’s…

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6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment, setting new record

6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment, setting new record

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 6.6 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits last week, double the number of claims from the week before. Experts are saying next week’s numbers could be worse. Mark Strassmann reports.

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New details on Democratic negotiations to trim back $3.5 trillion spending bill

New details on Democratic negotiations to trim back $3.5 trillion spending bill

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a series of meetings at the White House with lawmakers, new details are emerging about possible cuts to the $3.5 trillion spending bill, in areas like community college tuition and guaranteed paid family leave. Nancy Cordes reports from the White House.

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Supply-Chain Crisis Fuels Latest Retreat From Globalization

Supply-Chain Crisis Fuels Latest Retreat From Globalization

This post was originally published on this siteNothing embodied the promise of globalization more than the humble supply chain, but that is now under siege, threatening to end an era of low costs and endless variety.

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Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production

Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production

This post was originally published on this site A new study by the United Nations shows that the world’s governments plan to carry on using coal, gas, and oil — despite promises made under the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming. (Image credit: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

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Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is promising to “take back the House” by endorsing a candidate who is primarying a GOP Congressman in a safely-Republican district in South Carolina. If she’s successful and her candidate wins the primary and the November...

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White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House on Wednesday unveiled its plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, pending US Food and Drug Administration authorization.

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House January 6 committee unanimously votes to hold Bannon in contempt

House January 6 committee unanimously votes to hold Bannon in contempt

This post was originally published on this siteBannon was ordered to appear before the committee last week, but his attorney said he was following the direction of the former president’s legal team to not provide documents or testify.

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