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Ramsey Touchberry

Ramsey Touchberry is a Capitol Hill Reporter for The Washington Times focusing on energy and environment. Prior to joining The Times in early 2022, Ramsey covered Congress for Newsweek and was a multimedia reporter at a local NPR and PBS affiliate in Florida. A native of the Sunshine State, Ramsey graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in broadcast and digital journalism. He can be reached at

Articles by Ramsey Touchberry

In this Sept. 18, 2021, photo, emissions rise from the smokestacks at the Jeffrey Energy Center coal power plant as the suns sets, near Emmett, Kansas. On April 8, 2022, nearly a dozen protesters from the activist group Declare Emergency brought traffic to a standstill on one of Washington’s busiest thoroughfares as they called on President Biden to declare a climate emergency. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Environmentalists struggle with Biden’s broken climate promises

Environmental advocates never expected to find themselves in this position. They're still fighting for the same policies they were on President Biden's first day in office and seeing him roll back the meager wins they thought they scored. Many now question Mr. Biden's commitment to climate change. Published April 22, 2022

In this April 23, 2021, file photo National Climate adviser Gina McCarthy waits for the arrival of President Joe Biden to speak to the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, from the East Room of the White House in Washington. In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Biden climate czar’s future unclear as agenda stalls in Congress

Gina McCarthy, President Biden's climate czar, will reportedly depart from her White House role as soon as next month in the wake of Democrats' inability to pass ambitious climate change plans due in part to opposition from centrist lawmakers within their own ranks. Published April 15, 2022

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Feb. 26, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. New York's attorney general Letitia James is seeking on Thursday, April 7, to hold Trump in contempt of court for not providing documents, part of the ongoing investigation into his financial dealings. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

N.Y. attorney general asks judge to hold Trump in contempt, impose $10,000 daily fine

New York Attorney General Letitia James asked a state judge Thursday to hold former President Donald Trump in contempt of court and impose a $10,000 fine for each day that he allegedly continues to withhold documents that were ordered to be turned over in the state's probe of his company's financial dealings. Published April 7, 2022