Morning Jolt: What Caused an Explosion at a Texas Energy Plant?

On the menu today: A terrible explosion at a liquefied-natural-gas plant and export terminal in Texas earlier this month might have been an accident — or it may be connected to Russian military intelligence, which would have all kinds of disturbing ramifications. Also, President Biden, returning from one of his four houses, declares, "You know, if you're going out and buying a yacht, it doesn't help the economy a whole lot." Unsurprisingly, that's not true.

A Russian Connection?

Tom Rogan of the Washington Examiner might — with an emphasis on mighthave one of the biggest scoops of the year: a possible link between Russian military intelligence and an explosion at a liquefied-natural-gas (LNG) plant and export terminal on Quintana Island, near Houston, on June 8.

Rogan writes: "According to two sources, around the time of Russia's late February invasion of Ukraine, a cyber unit of Russia's GRU military intelligence service again conducted targeting-reconnaissance operations against a ...

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What Caused an Explosion at a Texas Energy Plant?

On the menu today: A terrible explosion at a liquefied-natural-gas plant and export terminal in Texas earlier this month might have been an accident — or it may be connected to Russian military intelligence, which would have all kinds of disturbing ramifications. Also, President Biden, returning from one of his four houses, declares, "You know, if you're going out and buying a yacht, it doesn't help the economy a whole lot." Unsurprisingly, that's not true.

A Russian Connection?

Tom Rogan of the Washington Examiner might — with an emphasis on mighthave one of the biggest scoops of the year: a possible link between Russian military intelligence and an explosion at a liquefied-natural-gas (LNG) plant and export terminal on Quintana Island, near Houston, on June 8.

Rogan writes: "According to two sources, around the time of Russia's late February invasion of Ukraine, a cyber unit of Russia's GRU military intelligence service again conducted targeting-reconnaissance operations against a ...   READ MORE

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