Vice-president Harris to visit heavily armed border between North and South Korea
... about that and what we are doing to push back against those efforts and stand up for the international rules and norms that have guided this region. Harris DMZ visit will be the first visit by a high-ranking US official since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went in August, prompting the North to condemn her as the worst destroyer of international peace.
Updated: 09/28/2022
U.S. lawmakers urge Biden to act on outbound investments
... bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for President Joe Biden to issue an executive order to boost oversight of investments by U.S. companies and individuals in China and other countries. The lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Senator John Cornyn urged Biden to issue an order to safeguard national security and supply chain resiliency on outbound investments to foreign adversaries. Congress is considering a bill ...
Updated: 09/28/2022
House Dems accuse top House Dems of using 'poison pill' to ban congressional stock trading
... individual stocks. In May 2022, MarketWatch's archives said it was crunch time for the push to ban Congress from trading stocks. Walter Shaub , senior ethics fellow at the Project on Government Oversight , accused Lofgren and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of including the Supreme Court justices in the plan because they know Senate Republicans will kill it. Shaub, who served as director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics from January 2013 to July 2017, said Lofgren and Pelosi have blocked ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
Apple starts assembling iPhones outside China for the first time
... their products as Chinese Taipei in order to comply with a long-standing Chinese rule that requires imported goods to falsely state that the island is part of the People's Republic of China. The request followed the visit of the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taipei. Taiwan has an opposite rule that requires products to be labelled as either Taiwan or the country's official name, Republic of China. The choice to require suppliers to deny Taiwan's independence has led to criticism from around the ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
US lawmakers demand action on outbound investments
A group of lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Senator John Cornyn called for an executive order on outbound investments to China and others. A group of lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
Facebook parent company says it has dismantled Chinese network that targeted us politics
... democratic conversation that goes on all the time. Our job is to find them and stop them from being able to do it, and to keep the conversation safe. The Chinese operation portrayed Americans to attack President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , and Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla. and Florida Gov. The report said Ron DeSantis was the lead author of the report. An unclassified intelligence assessment concluded that China considered interfering in the 2020 election but did not consider such ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
Vice President Harris to visit DMZ in South Korea
... commitments to the security and peace of the Korean Peninsula. The unplanned announcement by the prime minister appeared to surprise reporters and White House aides. An official said the stop was made to reporters. Last month, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a congressional delegation traveled to South Korea and visited the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Pelosi said the delegation was honored to be hosted at a parliamentary meeting where we reaffirmed our commitment to the U.S.-Korean alliance and ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
Vice President Harris meets Japanese Prime Minister
... Korea's defense is ironclad. Her visit will come the same week that North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile in response to joint military exercises between the U.S. and Korea, the first by a ranking U.S. official since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to the DMZ in August. Harris is the highest-level American to go to the DMZ since former President Donald Trump visited in 2019 for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Harris is going to spend three nights in Tokyo and is visiting ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
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