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Fossil fuel subsidies are a ‘disgrace’, Greta Thunberg tells US House panel

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Subsidies given to fossil fuel companies are a “disgrace” and must be immediately ended, Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, has told a US congressional committee. A sweeping $2tn infrastructure plan put for...

Capitol attack panel recommends contempt prosecution for Jeffrey Clark

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The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack recommended on Wednesday the criminal prosecution of the former Trump justice department official Jeffrey Clark, over his refusal to comply with a subpoena i...

Liz Cheney named vice-chair of House panel investigating Capitol attack

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Republican US Representative Liz Cheney will serve as vice-chairwoman of the congressional select committee investigating the deadly 6 January assault on the US Capitol, the panel announced on Thursday. The announcem...

Capitol attack panel seeks cooperation from Fox News host Sean Hannity

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The US House of Representatives panel investigating the deadly attack on the US Capitol in January last year is seeking cooperation from Fox News host Sean Hannity in relation to its inquiry. Congressman Bennie Thomps...

Exxon CEO accused of lying about climate science to congressional panel

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The chief executive of ExxonMobil, Darren Woods, was accused of lying to Congress on Thursday after he denied that the company covered up its own research about oil’s contribution to the climate crisis. For the first ...

Biden’s pick for supreme court reform panel is a conservative Kavanaugh defender

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A conservative academic who was selected by the Biden administration to serve on a bi-partisan commission on reform of the US supreme court was an outspoken defender of Brett Kavanaugh, and previously suggested Christ...

Capitol attack panel says ‘no choice’ but to advance contempt charges for Mark Meadows

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The leaders of the House committee investigating the 6 January Capitol attack have said they have “no choice” but to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after his lawyer said Tu...

Republicans in crosshairs of 6 January panel begin campaign of intimidation

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Top Republicans under scrutiny for their role in the events of 6 January have embarked on a campaign of threats and intimidation to thwart a Democratic-controlled congressional panel that is scrutinizing the Capitol a...

Capitol attack panel investigates Trump over potential criminal conspiracy

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The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is examining whether Donald Trump oversaw a criminal conspiracy on 6 January that connected the White House’s scheme to stop Joe Biden’s certification with t...

Capitol attack panel faces pivotal moment as Trump allies stonewall

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The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is confronting a pivotal moment as resistance from top Trump administration aides threatens to undermine their efforts to uncover the extent of the former pr...

Call for Covid inquiry panel to be fully independent

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A cross-party group of MPs including a former Tory health minister today call on Boris Johnson to ensure that the chair and panel of the public inquiry into Covid-19 is not “hand-picked” by the government, in order to...

Court rules Trump cannot block release of documents to Capitol attack panel

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Donald Trump, the former US president, suffered a major defeat on Thursday when a federal appeals court ruled against his effort to block the release of documents related to the 6 January attack on the US Capitol. Tru...

US House panel holds hearing on surge in violence on flights

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Airline employees in the US have been facing a surge of harassment and violence in recent months, including many related to conflicts over mask-wearing mandates. In a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday, airline emplo...

Capitol attack panel closes in on Trump inner circle with three new subpoenas

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The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack closed in on Donald Trump’s inner circle on Tuesday, issuing subpoenas to three new White House officials involved in planning the former president’s appeara...

Trump seeking to block call logs and notes from Capitol attack panel

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Donald Trump is trying to block documents including call logs, drafts of remarks and speeches and handwritten notes from his chief of staff relating to the 6 January Capitol riot from being released to an investigatin...

Daniel Morgan murder: panel refuses to hand over report

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The independent panel investigating the Daniel Morgan scandal is refusing the home secretary’s demands to hand over its report before it can be published, as senior police sources say nothing in the case affects natio...

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