President Biden has privately informed Democratic lawmakers he is optimistic they can reach an agreement on a social spending plan capped at about $1.9 trillion, a spending target that would mark a significant reduction from the vast economic overhaul he initially envisioned, according to a report Tuesday.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Tuesday that he would not support the inclusion of a so-called “carbon tax” in President Biden’s social spending bill, presenting another potential roadblock for Democratic leaders scrambling for an agreement on the administration’s signature legislation.
Target said Tuesday that it will double the number of Apple pop-up locations at some U.S. stores as it looks to capitalize on the critical holiday shopping season.
Billionaire Elon Musk said Thursday that he is in talks with airlines about installing Starlink, a satellite-based broadband internet system operated by his private aviation firm, SpaceX.
Domino’s Pizza cited an ongoing nationwide labor shortage as a key obstacle after the company posted its first quarterly sales decline in more than a decade on Thursday.
House Republicans slammed President Biden on Thursday for implementing what they described as “anti-American energy policies,” including the White House’s recent request for OPEC+ nations to ramp up production to help combat a global fuel crisis.
As Democrats seek a compromise on President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar “Build Back Better” agenda, Progressive lawmakers are warning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi against making cuts to the scope of their preferred social spending programs.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Tesla this week to explain why the company did not issue a recall notice last month when it implemented a safety-related software update to its “Autopilot” program.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that she was unaware of any direct talks between Biden administration officials and energy companies about efforts to lower gas prices.