Ting Shen

Senator introduces PELOSI Act to bar lawmakers from trading stocks

A Republican in the U.S. Senate is looking to prevent lawmakers and their spouses from trading stocks on which the officials would have privileged information and used the bill’s title to make a not-so-subtle dig at former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. On Tuesday, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced the PELOSI Act, officially the Preventing Elected […]

Lame duck senate passes $1.7 trillion package

The Senate Thursday passed its $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package that will fund the federal government through 2023. The 4,000 page bill, which was released in the early morning hours Tuesday, includes $858 billion for defense, $787 billion for non-defense domestic programs and more than 7,200 earmarks costing over $15 billion. Many Republican congressmen warned […]

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Pelosi called ‘worst destroyer of international peace’ by North Korea

North Korea on Saturday called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “the worst destroyer of international peace and stability,” accusing her of inciting anti-North Korea sentiment and enraging China during her Asian tour earlier this week. Pelosi traveled to South Korea after visiting Taiwan, which had prompted China to launch military exercises including missile strike training […]

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Nancy Pelosi Expected To Visit Taiwan Today Amid China Threats

Nancy Pelosi is expected to land in Taiwan late on Tuesday, according to local news reports, in a visit that would test U.S.-China relationsU.S. House speaker’s potential trip—not confirmed—would be the highest-level visit in 25 years by an American official to the islandChina warned the U.S. it “will not sit idly” if Pelosi visits the […]