Psaki rejects GOP calls for Gen. Mark Milley’s dismissal, saying ‘many of them were silent’ as Trump ‘fomented an insurrection’

The White House defended Gen. Mark Milley as he’s faces criticism from Republicans for reports of his actions during the Trump administration’s last days. Biden has “has complete confidence in Chairman Milley.” A new report details that Milley spoke with a Chinese official without Trump’s knowledge, and potentially overstepped his role.  White House press secretaryContinue reading “Psaki rejects GOP calls for Gen. Mark Milley’s dismissal, saying ‘many of them were silent’ as Trump ‘fomented an insurrection’”

In Video, Exxon Lobbyist Describes Efforts to Undercut Climate Action

On the tape, made in a Greenpeace sting, he described working with “shadow groups” to fight climate science, and detailed efforts to weaken President Biden’s proposals to burn less oil. The veteran oil-industry lobbyist was told he was meeting with a recruiter. But the video call, which was secretly recorded, was part of an elaborateContinue reading “In Video, Exxon Lobbyist Describes Efforts to Undercut Climate Action”

In Colombia, death toll following protests mounts as unrest continues

The government has come under fire from international groups for its heavy-handed response to the protests. Colombia entered its eighth day of national anti-government protests, with police firing tear gas at crowds in the capital, Bogotá, after they attacked a police station. There have been 24 confirmed deaths so far, about half of which have beenContinue reading “In Colombia, death toll following protests mounts as unrest continues”

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