Progressives see funds deal getting shut after Biden assembly

Progressives see budget deal getting close after Biden meeting

Progressive lawmakers emerged Tuesday from a meeting at the White House saying President BidenJoe BidenJan. 6 panel lays out criminal contempt case against Bannon Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed Two House Democrats to retire ahead of challenging midterms … Read more

Biden declares 24/7 port initiative in ‘huge first step’ to assist provide chain points

Biden announces 24/7 port initiative in ‘big first step’ to help supply chain issues

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Biden announced Wednesday that the port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7 to help supply chain bottlenecks. “Today’s announcement has the potential to be a game-changer,” Biden said while discussing supply chain issues that have hampered the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a big first step to speed … Read more

White Home proposes tech ‘invoice of rights’ to restrict AI harms

White House proposes tech 'bill of rights' to limit AI harms

Top science advisers to President Joe Biden are calling for a new “bill of rights” to guard against powerful new artificial intelligence technology. The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy on Friday launched a fact-finding mission to look at facial recognition and other biometric tools used to identify people or assess their emotional … Read more

Senate closes in on deal to stop monetary disaster – for now

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced he and Mitch McConnell reached a deal to extend the nation's debt limit until December

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday announced he and Mitch McConnell reached a deal to extend the nation’s debt limit until December. ‘We have reached agreement to extend the debt ceiling through early December, and it’s our hope that we can get this done as soon as today,’ he said in brief remarks on … Read more

Biden, Xi conform to abide by Taiwan deal amid cross-strait tensions

Biden, Xi agree to abide by Taiwan deal amid cross-strait tensions

U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday he has spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping about Taiwan and they agreed to abide by the Taiwan agreement, as tensions have flared up between Taipei and Beijing. “I’ve spoken with Xi about Taiwan. We agree … we’ll abide by the Taiwan agreement,” he said. “We made it clear … Read more

No want to interrupt Massive Tech and different commentary

No need to break Big Tech and other commentary

Libertarian: No Need to Break Big Tech Monday’s “massive outage” is the latest sign Facebook “is clearly in trouble and the government doesn’t need to step in,” argues Reason’s Robby Soave. A “month of disastrous news coverage” after a whistleblower leaked internal documents “fueled a new wave of criticism from tech skeptics,” but “the case … Read more

Wall Road appears larger after Monday’s tech decline

Wall Street looks higher after Monday's tech decline

BY THE NUMBERS IN THE NEWS TODAY Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told CNBC on Tuesday she believes the economy would fall into a recession if Congress fails to address the borrowing limit before an unprecedented default on the U.S. debt. “I do regard Oct. 18 as a deadline. It would be catastrophic to not pay the government’s … Read more

Joe Biden Will get Infrastructure Truce With Democrats—Simply Not a Deal

Joe Biden Gets Infrastructure Truce With Democrats—Just Not a Deal

After a multi-day standoff filled with plenty of Democrat-on-Democrat combat, President Joe Biden came to Capitol Hill on Friday with his agenda in doubt and delivered a clear message to a fractious party: Come on, man. A simple half-hour kumbaya session between Biden and House Democrats on Friday afternoon seemed to forestall an imminent collapse … Read more

Liz Truss says commerce cope with US just isn’t the ‘be all and finish all’  

Liz Truss today insisted a post-Brexit trade deal with the US is not the 'be all and end all' as she refused to commit to a pact being completed by 2030

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss refuses to commit to US/UK trade deal being signed by 2030 as she says a post-Brexit pact with Joe Biden is not the ‘be all and end all’ Liz Truss said a post-Brexit trade deal with the US is not the ‘be all and end all’ Foreign Secretary said UK has … Read more

Biden’s judgement day as infrastructure deal hangs unsure

Mitch McConnell announced GOP support for the bill after Schumer acquiesced to GOP demands to remove language raising the debt ceiling

Democrats will race through a series of votes on Capitol Hill Thursday as they rush to fund the government ahead of a midnight shutdown deadline and the House tees up a vote on Joe Biden‘s infrastructure plan. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced his party’s support for the funding measure after Senate Majority Leader Chuck … Read more