The Biden administration has approved ConocoPhillips' Willow oil project in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, allowing the company to establish three drill sites initially and generating controversy from environmentalists who argue that it breaks Biden's campaign promise to stop new oil drilling on public lands.
Members of the House Freedom Caucus on Friday outlined the conditions necessary to attain their vote for a raise on the national debt limit, including setting a cap on discretionary spending for 10 years, stopping President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness plan, and pulling back the $80 billion approved late last year to expand the Internal Revenue Service.
Although many may be unfamiliar with Sahra Wagenknecht outside of Germany, she often dominates the political discourse within the country. Known as being anti-woke, skeptical of immigration, and opposed to sending weapons to Ukraine, she became increasingly popular with German voters even if at the same time, a sizeable faction of the Left Party’s leadership wanted her gone.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized the Biden administration for turning down a recommendation for an offshore oil and gas lease sale that Interior Department staff concluded would improve energy security.
Climate activists have yet to address the apparent bias that goes into which dates they select for global temperature comparisons, periods of global "cooling," how much warming is acceptable before disaster strikes, nor what percent decrease in CO2 emissions will achieve their desired decrease in temperature.