August 14, 2022

Fact Check: Biden Touts ‘Buy American’ Rules While Allowing Feds to Offshore U.S. Manufacturing

CLAIM: During his State of the Union (SOTU) address on Tuesday evening, President Joe Biden claimed his administration is “actually” ensuring that “taxpayers’ dollars support American jobs and businesses.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden’s infrastructure bill signed into law last year provides giant federal carve-outs for industries to outsource and offshore American jobs. “When we use taxpayer…

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Offshore Drilling Regulation.

The Trump administration rolled back another Obama-era regulation, rescinding a rule pertaining to the offshore drilling industry. The Department of the Interior on Thursday announced changes to the 2016 oil and gas production safety systems rule, offshore drilling regulations that were put in place during the Obama administration. Among the reforms: independent verification of safety equipment and procedures […]

BREAKING: Enormous document leak exposes offshore accounts of world leaders

A massive leak of more than 11.5 million documents exposed the offshore accounts of current and former world leaders, The Center for Public Integrity reported Sunday.   The investigation of the files, known as the Panama Papers, was published Sunday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. The investigation “exposes a cast of characters who […]

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