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Pete Buttigieg’s List of Lowlights Grows with East Palestine

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has drawn intense criticism for his delayed response to the catastrophic train derailment and subsequent controlled burn of chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, last month, marking the latest in a number of lowlights during his time in the Biden administration.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during a news conference Thursday, Feb. 23,

China’s Taiwan Tantrum Disrupts International Flights Throughout Asia

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) launched three-day-long military exercises in the airspace and waters surrounding Taiwan on Thursday, disrupting and canceling flights throughout Asia and threatening to cause further flight cancellations in the coming days, the Korea JoongAng Daily reported, noting that Beijing ordered the PLA drills in response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei this week.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her 5-member congress delegation depart Taipei Songshan