— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) April 22, 2021
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill passed 94 to 1, with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley the only no vote https://t.co/mYAzD0hKSA pic.twitter.com/Dfxp6KQACu
— Reuters (@Reuters) April 23, 2021
US President Joe Biden to 'propose hiking tax on rich' https://t.co/0LuCS6daRL
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) April 23, 2021
The usual suspects and their media enablers are hyperventilating, which is performative outrage at its finest…
… The news triggered a selloff on Wall Street, with major indexes slipping during Thursday’s trading session.
The White House said the American Family Plan, which Mr Biden is expected to lay out in full next week, will not affect any family earning less than $400,000 a year…
The proposal would increase the top marginal income tax rate to 39.6% from 37%, according to the New York Times and Bloomberg.
The move would effectively reverse Donald Trump’s 2017 income tax cut for highest income earners.
The plan would also nearly double taxes on capital gains to 39.6% for people earning more than $1m.
It’s a dramatic increase from the current rate of 20%…
President Biden taps former environmental advocate and Democratic aide Tracy Stone-Manning to oversee government-owned lands in western states with huge oil, gas and coal reserves.https://t.co/2uDDbCU0hQ
— AP Health & Science (@APHealthScience) April 22, 2021