Law Makers

U.S Lawmakers Press Wall St Regulator Over Coming Climate Rule

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday prodded Wall Street’s top regulator to justify his agency’s efforts to regulate companies’ climate disclosures and criticized the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for what they said was hasty rulemaking. In an appearance before a House of Representatives panel overseeing federal spending, SEC Chair Gary Gensler defended the agency’s request for […]

TikTok Attacked for China Ties as Us Lawmakers Push for Ban

U.S. lawmakers on Thursday battered TikTok’s CEO about potential Chinese influence over the platform and said its short videos were damaging children’s mental health, reflecting bipartisan concerns about the app’s power over Americans. CEO Shou Zi Chew’s testimony before Congress did little to assuage U.S. worries over TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance and added fresh […]