L.A. County Clerk Dismisses Poll Worker Who Showed Up Wearing Trump Merchandise

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk confirmed that a man who worked during the California recall effort who showed up to his post wearing Trump merchandise has been dismissed. 

“The election worker was contacted and advised that the attire was inappropriate and unacceptable,” the county clerk’s office tweeted. “Based on his response and reports that other workers had previously counseled him on this, he was released and is no longer working at the vote center.” read more

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Biden’s Vaccine Mandates

According to a new Axios-Ipsos poll, the majority of Americans––that’s 60%––support President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates.

The mandates will affect roughly 100 million Americans. It will include a vaccine mandate for all federal workers and contractors, in addition to a requirement that large companies must mandate vaccines or regular testing for employees. read more

Majority of Californians Are Opposed to Recalling Gavin Newsom, According to New Poll

The majority of Californians are opposed to recalling Governor Gavin Newsom, according to a new poll.

The poll, conducted by the University of California-Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies for the Los Angeles Times, found that 60% of California voters would reject recalling Newsom compared to just 39% who say they support removing Newsom from office. read more

Trump Fumes After Robert E. Lee Statue is Removed, Praises His “Genius”

Former President Donald Trump released an angry statement praising the “genius” of Robert E. Lee after authorities in Richmond, Virginia removed a statue of the Confederate leader.

“Robert E. Lee is considered by many Generals to be the greatest strategist of them all,” Trump said in a statement released by his Save America PAC. He insisted that Lee joined “the other side,” that of slaveowners, “because of his great love of Virginia” and said he would have led the South to victory in the Civil War had it not been for a great loss at the Battle of Gettysburg. read more

Biden to Mandate Vaccines for All Federal Employees, With No Option for Testing or Opt-Outs

President Joe Biden is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for all federal employees with no option for testing or opting out.

These steps are part of a 6-point Covid-19 action plan.

“We know that increasing vaccinations will stop the spread of the pandemic we’ll get the pandemic under control, we’ll return people to normal life. That’s what our objective is,” said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary. read more