Tag: international relations

Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion toward preserving 30% of Earth’s land and sea

Jeff Bezos on Monday pledged to give $1 billion to global conservation efforts, as part of a $10 billion effort to battle climate change. In a statement, the Bezos Earth Fund said the $1 billion will play a key role in carrying out the “30×30” commitment — protecting 30% of the planet’s land and sea […]

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Yellen urges Congress to act quickly on debt ceiling or risk ‘economic catastrophe’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday urged Congress to raise or suspend the nation’s debt ceiling or risk “widespread economic catastrophe.” In an op-ed column published by the Wall Street Journal, Yellen noted that the U.S. has never defaulted, and said it must not now. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has steadfastly refused to to… […]

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Republican Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, who voted to impeach Trump, won’t run for re-election

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, who was one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump for the Jan. 6 insurrection, announced Thursday night he will not seek re-election in 2022, citing “the chaotic political environment that currently infects our country.” ““While my desire to build a fuller family life is at […]

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