Michigan governor questioned for trying to shut down oil pipeline

U.S. 03/22/22, 13:37

A Democrat from Michigan was questioned after trying to close a major energy corridor. GOP Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted is concerned about Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's push to shut down Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline. The infrastructure is essential for transporting oil between the Midwest and Ontario refineries across the ...

McConnell: ‘Era of bipartisanship is over’

D.C. 06/10/21, 18:43

After talks between the Biden administration and Republicans over infrastructure, legislation fell apart on Tuesday, June 8, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., declared, "the era of bipartisanship is over.""As you look to what the Majority Leader has in mind for June, it's pretty clear the era of bipartisanship is ...

Texas blackouts could have been avoided through Green New Deal says Rep. AOC

New York 02/18/21, 02:32

A controversial Democrat from New York suggested regulatory action against an environmental theory could have prevented power outages across Texas. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Calif.) believes the Democratic Party's resolution to fight climate change could have helped the Lone Star State avoid widespread blackouts. The congresswoman claims if the Texas state Legislature had ...

Sanders says it’s impossible to work with Democrats

Politics 05/23/19, 19:28

Speaking to reporters outside the White House Thursday, May 23, Sarah Sanders said, "It's insane" to think infrastructure talks can continue. Sanders's comments came after a heated day Wednesday between Democrats and President Trump with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accusing President Trump of a cover-up. Sanders said: “Well I think the ...

Mulvaney says he expects to stick around until 2020

Politics 04/30/19, 19:13

Playing the role of happy warrior, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that he expects to stay on in his current role through the 2020 election. And he said he isn't expecting many major staff changes in the months ahead, despite the administration's history of record ...

Together again? Trump, Pelosi, Schumer tackle infrastructure

Politics 04/30/19, 06:16

The last time President Donald Trump sat down with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, the president walked out in a huff and dismissed their government shutdown talks as a "total waste of time." Nearly four months later, the leaders are at coming together again Tuesday, this ...

GOP states discover a tax hike they have to like: For roads

Politics 04/14/19, 09:57

Some lawmakers in several Republican-dominated states have decided it’s time to make a big exception and are pushing for tax increases to fix roads. In the past month alone, the Republican governors of Ohio, Alabama and Arkansas have signed fuel tax hikes. Meanwhile, proposed increases are being considered by three legislatures ...

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