Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) responded to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's criticism that he is an "isolationist" for voting against a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine as the United States continues to fund the nation's efforts to combat the ongoing Russian invasion.
Senator Chris Murphy Calls on GOP to Condemn White Nationalist “Great Replacement” Theory
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) has called on the Republican Party to condemn the white nationalist "Great Replacement" conspiracy theory in the aftermath of a mass shooting that took place at a Buffalo, New York supermarket over the weekend.
Ketanji Brown Jackson Delivers Blunt Takedown of SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Leak
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who will be sworn in to serve on the United States Supreme Court, has addressed the recent leaked draft opinion that indicates the Court will overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that allows women to make choices about their reproductive health without excessive government restriction.
Liz Cheney Says GOP Leadership Enables “White Nationalism” That Led to Buffalo Supermarket Mass Shooting
Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) had harsh words for Republican leadership, saying that her party enables "white nationalism" that led to a mass shooting in a Buffalo, New York supermarket over the weekend.
Even Anti-Abortion Groups Are Urging States Not to Criminalize Women for Having Abortions
Even anti-abortion groups are speaking out against state lawmakers and urging them not to criminalize women for having abortions.
Audio Reveals Lindsey Graham Said Biden Was the “Best Person to Have” After 1/6
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said President Joe Biden was the “best person to have” leading the country after a mob of former President Donald Trump's attacked the United States Capitol on the false premise that the 2020 general election was stolen.
Hypocritical Lauren Boebert Calls Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot an “Insurrectionist”
After Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a "call to arms" to the LGBTQ+ community, warning that the Supreme Court would seek to overturn rulings like Obergefell v. Hodges, which made marriage equality the law of the land, Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) referred to her as an "insurrectionist."
Religious Hypocrite Pence Lashes Out at Harris After She Vows to Fight for Abortion Rights
Former Vice President Mike Pence lashed out at Vice President Kamala Harris after she vowed to fight for abortion rights. Pence issued his remarks as he toured an ultrasound clinic belonging to the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanberg, South Carolina.
Greg Abbott: Texas Could Challenge SCOTUS Ruling That States Must Educate All, Including the Undocumented
Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) announced that his administration could challenge a Supreme Court ruling that states must provide education to all, including undocumented immigrants.
Romney Calls for Whoever Leaked SCOTUS Opinion on Roe v. Wade to Be Punished
Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said he supports the Supreme Court's leaked draft opinion indicating that the court will overturn Roe v. Wade, which guarantees a woman's right to choose. He also called for whoever leaked the document to be punished, calling the leak "an appalling affront against a critical institution."
Trump Asked Authorities If They Could Shoot Protesters “in the Legs” During George Floyd Protests
Former President Donald Trump asked if authorities could shoot protesters "in the legs" during the protests that erupted in 2020 after the brutal police killing of George Floyd.
Madison Cawthorn Accuses “The Establishment” of Launching a Political Smear Campaign Against Him
Representative Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) claimed he is the victim of a political smear campaign orchestrated by "the establishment," saying that his opponents have set up a “coordinated drip campaign” against him.
Mitch McConnell Told Journalist That Trump “Discredited Himself” with 1/6
McConnell was "exhilarated" by the potential damage of the January 6 insurrection on former President Donald Trump.
Pelosi on Having COVID: “All I Did Was Stay Home and Raise Money” For Democrats
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, remarking on what it was like to test positive for COVID-19 and being forced to quarantine, said she had a very productive time.
Lawyer for Greene Says Her Attempts to Overturn Biden’s Electoral Victory Count Are “Legitimate Political Speech”
An attorney for Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has argued that her alignment with the far right's attempts to overturn President Joe Biden's legitimate electoral victory in 2020 count as "legitimate political speech."
1/6 Committee Member Jamie Raskin Pledges to Tell “Whole Story” of “Coup Organized by the President”
Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), who sits on the House Select Committee tasked with investigating the events of January 6, did not mince words about the attack against the United States Capitol or about former President Donald Trump's role in it.
Biden Restores Climate Protections That Trump Revoked
President Joe Biden has restored some of the environmental regulations governing infrastructure project permitting that were revoked by former President Donald Trump.
Raphael Warnock Raises $13.6 Million in Q1 of 2022
Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA has raised $13.6 million in the first quarter of 2022, a total that is the largest of any United States Senate candidate in the first quarter of an election year.
Jen Psaki Goes All In and Slams Greg Abbott for Creating Delays at the Southern Border
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki slammed Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) after Abbott ordered state troopers to step up truck inspections, noting that these delays are only contributing to further supply chain disruptions.
Trump Attacks Pennsylvania GOP Candidate for Not Backing His Bogus Election Claims
Former President Donald Trump attacked Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill McSwain, saying he has done "absolutely nothing" to address his bogus claims that the 2020 general election was fraudulent.
GOP Pollster Frank Luntz Says Republicans Are Sick of Trump’s Election Lies
Frank Luntz, the prominent Republican communications consultant and pollster, says members of the Republican Party are sick of former President Donald Trump constantly "rehashing" the 2020 general election.
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Marjorie Taylor Greene After She Reported Him to the Capitol Police
Television personality Jimmy Kimmel hit back at Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) after she reported him to the United States Capitol Police after he made a joke about her during a monologue that referenced the recent controversy at the Academy Awards when actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock.
News Icon Dan Rather Condemns GOP’s Treatment of Judge Jackson
Broadcast news veteran Dan Rather issued a condemnation of the Republican Party's treatment of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden's nominee to replace the outgoing Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court.
Investigators Are Closing In as Ivanka Trump is Scheduled to Meet with 1/6 Panel
Ivanka Trump will meet with the House Select Committee tasked with investigating the January 6 insurrection and respond to questions about the attack.
United States Moves To Suspend Russia From U.N. Human Rights Council
The United States will move to suspend Russia from the United Nations Human Rights Council amid mounting criticism of its ongoing war with Ukraine and reports that Russian forces have committed war crimes against Ukrainian civilians.
Newsmax’s Anti-LGBTQ Extremism Hits a New Low
Newsmax host Greg Kelly is facing criticism after a segment in which he denounced the LGBTQ community and questioned why movies about LGBTQ people have to exist.
Spineless Mitch McConnell Defends Clarence Thomas After News of Ginni Thomas’s 1/6 Involvement
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) defended Justice Clarence Thomas, criticizing “clumsy bullying from the political branches” over Thomas's handling of cases related to the 2020 presidential election, dismissing calls for Thomas to recuse himself.
CNN’s John Avlon: Susan Collins Must Admit Trump Never “Learned His Lesson” When She Voted Not to Impeach
NN's John Avlon says Senator Susan Collins (D-Maine) must admit that former President Donald Trump never "learned his lesson."
1/6 Committee Expresses Frustration as Contempt Charges Pile Up at DOJ
Members of the House Select Committee tasked with investigating the January 6 insurrection have expressed frustration with the Department of Justice (DOJ), which has responded slowly to recommendations to seek charges against Trump administration aides that have defied the committee by refusing to appear for depositions or provide documents.
Manchin Calls GOP Treatment of Judge Jackson “Disgraceful”
Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) called out Republicans over their treatment of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during last week's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, calling their behavior “disgraceful” and “embarrassing."
Clarence Thomas Participates in Oral Arguments Remotely Amid Mounting Ethics Concerns
Justice Clarence Thomas is participating in Supreme Court oral arguments remotely and the Supreme Court has been guarded about his health status since his hospital stay.
Manchin Will Vote to Confirm Jackson for SCOTUS
Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) announced he will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, increasing the likelihood that she will be confirmed overall.
Clarence Thomas Leaves Hospital But Now Faces Ethics Concerns After Wife’s Involvement with 1/6 Revealed
Justice Clarence Thomas has officially left the hospital after a stay of nearly a week after he was forced to miss Supreme Court oral arguments due to flu-like symptoms that developed last Friday.
Kid Rock Claims Trump Asked Him for Advice for Foreign Policy Advice on ISIS and North Korea
Musician Kid Rock says former President Donald Trump asked him for foreign policy advice on how to handle the Islamic State (ISIS) and diplomacy with North Korea.
Clarence Thomas Forced to Miss Today’s Oral Arguments Due to Illness
Justice Clarence Thomas was forced to miss Supreme Court oral arguments today due to flu-like symptoms that developed Friday. He was later diagnosed with an infection.
Jen Psaki Slams Tom Cotton for Voting Against Vital Ukraine Aid
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki criticized Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) for voting against an aid package to help the country shore up its defenses against Russian forces.
Former RNC Chairman Slams Trump as “Not Fit to Lead This Nation”
Former Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Marc Racicot criticized former President Donald Trump's commentary on Russia's invasion of Ukraine, now in its third week, saying he is “not fit to lead this nation.”
Former GOP Senate Candidate Slammed for Complaining About Zelenskyy Wearing T-Shirt During Address
Peter Schiff, a former GOP Senate candidate in Connecticut, was criticized after he complained about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's choice of attire during this morning's congressional address, saying that it was inappropriate for the Ukrainian leader to wear a T-shirt.
Idaho Senate Republicans Abandon Bill Banning Trans Medical Care After They Were Shamed by the Public
Idaho Senate Republicans have chosen to abandon H.B. 675, a bill banning parents from allowing their transgender children to receive gender affirming medical treatment following backlash from the general public.
Compulsive Liar Trump Denies Using Campaign Funds to Pay for a New Plane
Former President Donald Trump denied he is using campaign funds to pay for a new plane, calling news coverage on the topic "incorrect" and "ridiculous."
Politico Demands Josh Hawley Stop Using Infamous 1/6 Photo On His Campaign Merchandise
Politico has demanded that Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) stop using the infamous photo of Hawley raising his fist in the air as if in approval toward protesters who would later participate in the Capitol riot of January 6, on his campaign merchandise.
Harris Condemns Russia’s Attacks on Ukrainian Civilians as War Crimes
Vice President Kamala Harris, speaking during a trip to Romania, unequivocally stated that intentional attacks against civilians are considered war crimes.
Biden Announces U.S. Will Revoke Russia’s “Most Favored Nation” Trade Status
President Joe Biden announced that the United States will revoke Russia's "most favored nation" trade status, one of the foundational precepts of global trade rules and global trade architecture that states that all trading partners must be treated equally.
Harris: Russia Should “Absolutely” Be Investigated for War Crimes in Ukraine
Vice President Kamala Harris said that Russia should "absolutely" be investigated for war crimes that have been committed in the days since Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his forces to invade Ukraine.
Biden Slams Putin’s “Unprovoked” War in Ukraine for Contributing to Inflation
President Joe Biden blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine for contributing to inflation, which has largely affected Americans at the gas pump.
Lindsey Graham Says He Might Vote No On Biden’s SCOTUS Nominee
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, indicated he might vote "no" on President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.
Conservative Group Urges GOP to Oppose Spending Package, Which Would Cause a Government Shutdown
The conservative advocacy group Heritage Action, the sister organization of the Heritage Foundation, has urged Republican lawmakers to oppose a $1.5 trillion government spending bill, saying that to approve it would fund progressive priorities it is staunchly against.
More Than 500 Florida Students Walk Out to Protest “Don’t Say Gay” Bill
More than 500 students at Winter Park High School in Orange County, Florida walked out in protest of the state's "Don't Say Gay" bill.
Trump Shunned By Prominent Conservative Group’s Annual Forum
Former President Donald Trump has been shunned by a prominent conservative group, which has chosen not to invite him to its annual forum.
Blinken: NATO Looking at More Permanent Troop Deployments in the Baltic Region as Russia’s Invasion Continues
Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed that NATO is looking at more permanent troop deployments in the Baltic region as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues.
Manchin’s Latest Move on “Build Back Better Bill” Frustrates Democrats
Democrats have expressed frustration with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) following his latest move on the "Build Back Better" bill.
Lindsey Graham is Getting Eaten Alive by Other Republicans for Suggesting Someone Should Assassinate Putin
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) criticized his colleague Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) after Graham suggested that someone close to Russian President Vladimir Putin should consider assassinating him.
Tim Kaine Introduces Bill to Help People with Long-COVID, Describes Own Symptoms Two Years After Testing Positive
Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.), joined by fellow Democratic Senators Ed Markey (Mass.) and Tammy Duckworth (Ill.), has introduced the CARE for Long COVID Act, legislation to help Americans living with long-COVID symptoms long after first testing positive
Murkowski: Banning Russian Oil Imports Would “Hurt” Americans But It’s Worth It If It Means Stopping Putin
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) acknowledged that banning Russian oil imports would "hurt" Americans by driving up energy prices but said that the inconvenience would be worth it if it means stopping Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Lawmakers Urge House to Stay in Session to Pass Vital Ukraine Aid
Lawmakers urged Pelosi and McCarthy to keep the House in session to pass vital aid to Ukraine.
As Russia’s War with Ukraine Rages, Trump Suggests China Will Invade Taiwan
Former President Donald Trump suggested that China will invade Taiwan, an event that policymakers have worried could happen should China, a key Russian ally, feel emboldened by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s move to invade Ukraine.
Delusional Boebert Says She Preferred Trump’s CPAC Speech After Heckling Biden During SOTU Address
Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) said that former President Donald Trump delivered a more acceptable speech during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Kremlin Acknowledges That Russian Economy Has Been Dealt “Serious Blows” Because of Sanctions
The Kremlin has acknowledged that the Russian economy has been dealt "serious blows" because of sanctions that foreign governments have imposed as punishment for Russian President Vladimir Putin's move to invade Ukraine.
Blinken Slams Russia for Killings of Ukrainian Civilians
Secretary of State Antony Blinken condemned Russia for the killings of Ukrainian civilians as Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine enters its sixth day.
AOC Blasts Kevin McCarthy’s Weak Criticism of His “KKK Caucus”
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) rebuked House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) over his weak criticism of his "KKK Caucus" amid news that Republican Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (Georgia) and Paul Gosar (Arizona) had not only attended but been featured speakers at the third annual America First Political Action Conference.
Pelosi Pledges That Congress Will Provide Ukraine with Any Economic Assistance It Needs
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced that Congress will provide Ukraine with any economic assistance it needs to defend itself amid the ongoing invasion.
“We’ll have to see what the need is and whatever it is, we’ll support it,” Pelosi told reporters. “We’ll see what the president sends down.”
Boebert Suggests Trump’s Attitude was a “Deterrent” to War in Ukraine, Other Conflicts
Writing on Twitter, Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Col.) suggested that former President Donald Trump’s free-wheeling style was “in itself a deterrent” to United States involvement in Ukraine and elsewhere.
Dallas County DA Hits Back, Will Not Prosecute Families Whose Children Receive Transgender Youth Care
Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot (D), joining four other district attorneys in the state, announced that his office will not prosecute families whose children receive transgender youth care, in direct opposition to a recent announcement from Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) and state Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) that the state will open child abuse investigations into families whose children receive gender affirming procedures.
McMaster Says Putin “Certainly Not Someone to Be Praised” in Break with Trump, Who Called Putin a “Genius”
Former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying he is “certainly not someone to be praised” following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began last night following weeks of heightened security fears.
Biden to Announce Additional Sanctions Against Russia for Invading Ukraine
President Joe Biden will announce new sanctions against Russia after its security forces, on the orders of President Vladimir Putin, invaded Ukraine following weeks of heightened tensions.
Sanctions will be announced at 12:30 this afternoon.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Gender-Affirming Health Care for Transgender Youth is “Abuse”
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said in a statement that some types of gender-affirming health care for transgender youth is “abuse.”
Paxton said that hormone therapy, puberty blockers and sex reassignment procedures “are ‘abuse’ under Texas law, and thus must be halted.” He said that “there is no scientific consensus that these sterilizing procedures and treatments even serve to benefit minor children dealing with gender dysphoria.”
Fox Business Host Neil Cavuto Goes Against Network Consensus, Says COVID Vaccine Saved His Life
Fox Business host Neil Cavuto returned to his program after a month-long absence due to contracting COVID-19–and went against the network consensus that has consistently downplayed the pandemic’s severity by stating that getting a COVID vaccine saved his life.
Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Appeal to Not Provide Records to 1/6 Committee
The Supreme Court has denied former President Donald Trump’s appeal to not comply with a records request from the House Select Committee tasked with investigating the January 6 insurrection.
“The court’s move, which came in a brief unsigned order issued without comment, comes after the justices’ previous denial of Trump’s emergency request to block the transfer of his White House records from the National Archives to the House select committee, a process that began last month,” The Hill reported.
Bloomberg Warns Democrats Are in for “Wipeout” in November If They Do Not Change Course
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg cautioned Democrats that they are in for a “wipeout” in November’s midterm elections if the party does not change course.
“Coming from America’s most liberal city, those results should translate into a 7 to 8 on the Richter scale, because the three main factors that drove the recall are not unique to the Bay Area,” Bloomberg, a former Democratic presidential candidate, wrote in an op-ed, referencing the recent San Francisco recall effort that resulted in a restructuring of the school board amid dissatisfaction with the school system’s COVID-19 response.
Lawmakers Say Stocktrading Ban Should Also Apply to Politicians’ Spouses
Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) and Chip Roy (R-Texas), the authors of a stock trading ban proposal, say that any legislation to prevent lawmakers from trading stocks should also apply to their immediate family members, such as spouses.
Trump Will Hold Fundraiser, Rally in Georgia in Bid to Take Back Governorship for GOP
Former President Donald Trump will hold a fundraiser and rally to support Senator David Perdue (R-Ga.), who has launched a primary bid against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R).
Trump has scheduled a fundraiser for Perdue at Mar-a-Lago on March 16. Tickets for the reception cost $3,000. Attendees who would like a photo with Trump and Perdue will need to pay $24,200. Trump will also hold at least one campaign rally with Perdue in Georgia before the Republican primary, which is scheduled for May 24.
Oversight Committee Urges Federal Agency to Cancel Trump’s Lease of D.C. Hotel
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has urged the General Services Administration (GSA) to cancel former President Donald Trump’s lease on a Washington, D.C., hotel.
The committee said that recent news that the accounting firm Mazars’ was dropping the Trump Organization as a client, saying that the GSA cannot trust that Trump’s financial statements are accurate.
In Letter to Biden, Democrats Ramp Up Calls for Election Security
In a letter to President Joe Biden, Democrats demanded $5 billion in election security grants, ramping up their calls for secure elections.
“We write to request that you include $5 billion in election security grants in your Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget for the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to distribute to states and local governments for improvements to the administration of federal elections,” the group of Democrats, which include Senators Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) and Richard “Dick” Durbin (Ill.), said in their letter. “Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of our democracy, and we know that you share our commitment to ensuring our elections are well funded so that all Americans can make their voices heard at the ballot box.”
Blinken: There Will Be a “Swift and Firm” Response If Putin Recognizes “Independent” Eastern Ukraine
Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned that there will be a “swift and firm response” in the event Russian President Vladimir Putin moves to recognize an “independent” eastern Ukraine, which would violate the 2015 Minsk agreements, which were agreed to in an effort to stop fighting between the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Ridiculous Lauren Boebert Claims Freedom Convoy is “Representative of a People’s Yearning for Freedom”
Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Col.) once again defended the Freedom Convoy, the ongoing protest led by Canadian truckers who’ve pushed back against COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
The convoy has continued to garner headlines amid concerns that organizers and groups have been involved with white nationalist contingents, QAnon, and other far-right groups.
Marco Rubio Suggests Trump Keeping White House Records at Mar-a-Lago is “Not a Crime”
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) came to the defense of former President Donald Trump, suggesting that the news that Trump had absconded with White House records is “not a crime.”
Asked why Republicans are not as outraged about the news as they were about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, Rubio claimed he doesn’t “know what’s true and what’s not.”
Biden Commemorates 4-Year Anniversary of Parkland Shooting, Says Congress Must Act on Gun Control
President Joe Biden commemorated the fourth anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and called on Congress to act and pass gun control legislation.
“On February 14th, 2018, a gunman stole the lives of 14 students and 3 educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,” Biden wrote on Twitter.
Jim Jordan Says Trump’s Call for Clinton Campaign Executions is “Right on Target”
Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said that former President Donald Trump’s call for the executions of those who worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign is “right on target.”
Hillary Clinton Will Speak at New York State Democratic Party Convention
Hillary Clinton will speak at the Democratic Party Convention in New York State. Her appearance could fuel speculation that she will run for executive office again.
Jay Jacobs, chairman of the New York State Democratic Party, did not confirm Clinton would speak during an interview but did not outright deny it either.
Boebert Defends Freedom Convoy by Claiming That Pandemic Restrictions Are Worse
Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) defended Canada’s “Freedom Convoy,” the ongoing protest led by Canadian truckers who’ve pushed back against COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
“The government is pissed off at truckers for supposedly affecting people’s ability to earn a living,” Boebert wrote on Twitter.
Pelosi Throws Support Behind Ban on Stock Trading in Congress
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is backing a ban on stock trading in Congress and has directed House Democrats to draft a bill addressing the matter.
Such a proposal also has bipartisan support in the Senate, where Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has signaled he would back it.
Elise Stefanik Insists RNC Has “Every Right” to Censure Cheney and Kinzinger
Elise Stefanik, the House GOP Conference Chairwoman (N.Y.) insisted that the Republican National Committee (RNC) has “every right” to censure Representatives Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) for their participation in the investigation into the events of January 6, the day a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the United States Capitol on the false premise the 2020 general election was stolen.
Trump Urges His Supporters to Boycott DirecTV If They Drop OAN
Former President Donald Trump urged his supporters to boycott the digital satellite service DirecTV amid reports of the company’s plans to drop the far-right One America News (OAN), which typically features coverage favorable to him and the Trump administration and has been known to traffic in conspiracy theories. Trump suggested the news would lead to OAN’s voice being “shuttered.”
White House Record Boxes Had to Be Retrieved After Trump Improperly Kept Them at Mar-a-Lago
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) had to retrieve White House record boxes, containing important communication records, gifts, and letters from world leaders, from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
Kinzinger Hits Back at RNC for Censure of Him and Liz Cheney
Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) criticized the Republican National Committee (RNC) for its censure of him and Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) for the roles they’ve played in the ongoing investigation into the January 6 insurrection, noting that the censure of “Liz and I was a bridge that went way too far.”
Rand Paul Promises To Investigate Anthony Fauci If GOP Takes Back Congress
Senator Rand Paul pledged to investigate Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, if the Republican Party takes back control of Congress following this year’s midterm elections.
Georgia District Attorney Investigating Trump Increases Security After Receiving Racist Threats
Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis, who is Black, has confirmed that she has increased her security at work and at home after receiving racist threats.
Willis is investigating former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 general election in her state.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Decries “Toxic Politics” in Final State of the State Address
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) decried “toxic politics” in his final State of the State address, noting that the United States is “bitterly divided” while criticizing a new congressional map that offers Democrats significant advantages for Maryland’s for its 188 General Assembly seats, suggesting that they ultimately undermine democracy.
Durbin: Loudest Critics of Biden SCOTUS Pick “Have Never Voted for a Black Nominee”
Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, hit back at critics of President Joe Biden’s potential nominee to replace the retiring Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court, saying that the harshest and loudest critics “have never voted for a Black nominee.”
Kinzinger: Dems Should Form “Uneasy Alliance” with Anti-Trump Republicans in Primaries Against Trump-Endorsed Candidates
Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), one of former President Donald Trump’s most prominent critics within the Republican Party, called on Democrats to form an “uneasy alliance” with anti-Trump Republicans in primaries against candidates who’ve been endorsed by the former President.
Traitor Trump Claims Graham is “Wrong” to Call Pardoning Insurrectionists “Inappropriate”
Former President Donald Trump attacked Senator Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.), saying Graham is “wrong” to say that pardoning individuals who participated in the January 6 insurrection was “inappropriate.”
Rand Paul Pushes More Conspiracies, Claims GOP Will “Investigate the Origins of the Pandemic” If They Take Back Congress
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) pushed more conspiracies, claiming that the Republican Party will investigate COVID-19’s origins should they regain control of Congress.“When the GOP takes over Congress in 2022, I promise we will investigate the origins of pandemic and listen to the scientists who have been warning of the dangers of gain of function research,” he said.
When the GOP takes over Congress in 2022, I promise we will investigate the origins of pandemic and listen to the scientists who have been warning of the dangers of gain of function research.https://t.co/n6jG8399ms
Georgetown Lecturer Suspended After Claiming Biden Will Select “Lesser Black Woman” as SCOTUS Nominee
An administrator at Georgetown University’s law school has been suspended from their position after claiming that President Joe Biden was not going to nominate “the objectively best pick” but a “lesser Black woman” for the Supreme Court.
Opposition to Trump and GOP is Strong as DNC Breaks Records, Having Raised More Than $157 Million in 2021
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) raised more than $157 million in 2021 and brought in more than $10.7 million in December 2021 alone. The amount of funds is a record for the DNC, coming as Democrats ramp up their efforts to galvanize voters amid concerns that the party could suffer setbacks and lose seats in this year’s midterm elections.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Says “Stakes Are Too High” for Another Trump Presidency
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, says that “the stakes are too high” for another four years of former President Donald Trump in office come 2024.
“With America on the wrong path, the stakes are too high to double down on failure,” Hogan said in a Fox News interview, adding: “My friend Governor Hutchinson is exactly right.”
Lauren Boebert Claims Joe Biden is Helping “Illegals In the Dead of Night”
Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Col.) was criticized after she claimed that President Joe Biden is helping undocumented Americans “in the dead of night,” in yet another example of how she has evoked images of a crisis at the nation’s southern border to score political points with her base.
Pope Francis Condemns COVID-19 and Vaccine Misinformation, Calls Access to Scientific Info a “Human Right”
Pope Francis has taken a stand against COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation, saying people have created a “distortion of reality based on fear” after meeting with a “fact-checking” network of Catholic journalists.
NYC Mayor’s Office Asks That Anyone Who Came in Contact with Sarah Palin Get a COVID-19 Test
The New York City Mayor’s Office has asked that anyone who came in contact with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) get a COVID-19 test amid controversy over her decision to dine at an Upper East Side restaurant despite testing positive.
Nikki Haley Demands Biden and Harris Resign Over Handling of Russian Threat to Ukraine
Nikki Haley, the former United States ambassador to the United Nations, claimed that if President Joe Biden “loved our country,” then he and Vice President Kamala Harris would turn in their resignations, criticizing the United States’ handling of the Russian threat to Ukraine.
Hypocrite Susan Collins Urges Senate to “Take Our Time” Considering Judicial Nominee to Replace Stephen Breyer
Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) urged her colleagues to “take our time” considering a judicial nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who officially announced his retirement yesterday.