China blocked imports of citrus, fish and other foods from Taiwan in retaliation for a visit by a top American lawmaker, Nancy Pelosi, but has avoided disrupting one of the world’s most important technology and manufacturing relationships.
President Joe Biden promised on Thursday that the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act” wouldn’t raise taxes on Americans making less than $400,000 a year. But, in fact, the bill would increase taxes collected from the American people by more than half a trillion dollars, affecting both rich and poor alike.
The Affordable Care Act, No Child Left Behind, and the USA PATRIOT Act received new competition for the title of Most Inappropriately Named Bill when Senate Democrats unveiled the Inflation Reduction Act.
Nearly half of America's food banks describe rising numbers of people lining up for handouts, as inflation puts pantry basics out of reach and the Biden administration’s eight-year anti-hunger plan comes unstuck.