Joe Biden arrives in UK as domestic agenda hits a Republican wall – live
- Key legislation going nowhere as McConnell says bipartisanship is over
- President Biden lands in UK ahead of G7 summit in Cornwall
- Bernie Sanders says he has ‘limited patience’ with Republicans
- Arizona audit backed by secretive donors linked to Trump allies
TC Energy, the Calgary-based developer of the Keystone XL pipeline, has said it will plan a “safe termination of and exit from” the project.
The pipeline began construction last year, during the Trump administration. But Joe Biden canceled the permit for the $9bn project as one of his first acts as president. Canadian officials tried, and failed to get the US president to reverse his stance on the pipeline, which would have moved tens of millions of gallons of crude oil from Canada down to Nebraska.
The Texas Republican congressman Louie Gohmert has asked a senior US government official if changing the moon’s orbit around the Earth, or the Earth’s orbit around the sun, might be a solution for climate change.
Bizarrely, the question was not posed to anyone from Nasa or even the Pentagon. Instead it was asked of a senior forestry service official during a House natural resources committee hearing on Tuesday.
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