House approves $40B in Ukraine aid, beefing up Biden request

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House emphatically approved a fresh $40 billion Ukraine aid package Tuesday as lawmakers beefed up President Joe Biden’s initial request, signaling a magnified, bipartisan commitment to thwart Russian President Vladimir Putin’s bloody three-month-old invasion. The measure sailed to passage by a lopsided 368-57 margin, providing $7 billion more than Biden’s request […]

Trump-backed U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney wins W.Va. GOP primary

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In an early victory for a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate at the start of midterm season, Rep. Alex Mooney on Tuesday beat fellow incumbent Rep. David McKinley in West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District Republican primary. McKinley was sharply criticized by former President Trump when he broke with his party as one of 13 […]

House approves $40 billion in Ukraine aid, beefing up Biden request

WASHINGTON — The House emphatically approved a fresh $40 billion Ukraine aid package Tuesday as lawmakers beefed up President Joe Biden’s initial request, signaling a magnified, bipartisan commitment to thwart Russian President Vladimir Putin’s bloody three-month-old invasion.  The measure sailed to passage by a lopsided 368-57 margin, providing $7 billion more than Biden’s request from […]

: Yellen says run on UST stablecoin illustrates crypto’s risk to financial stability

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen pointed to a recent run on the stablecoin TerraUSD as evidence of the potential threat to financial stability posed by unregulated cryptocurrency markets during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Tuesday. Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency that aim to maintain a stable value relative to government-issued currencies like the U.S. dollar. […]