September 30, 2022

Essentials

McCarthy downplays calls for Biden impeachment: ‘We will not play politics’

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Watch the throne: Race for 2024’s House GOP campaign king is already on

Adding to the upward climb, the next NRCC chair may have to respond to the unpredictable whims of Donald Trump during a third White House bid, while also pivoting around other candidates who might join a Republican primary. Both Hudson and LaHood say they are up for all aspects of the job. “Tom Emmer has

Biden’s National Archives Nominee Fails to Move Past Senate Committee amid Mar-a-Lago Raid Controversy

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) failed to make it out of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday amid the controversy surrounding the FBI’s raid on Mar-a-Lago. Republican senators focused on the Mar-a-Lago raid during Colleen Shogan’s testimony last Wednesday. Although former President Donald

Trevor Noah Quits Daily Show; Latest to Depart in Humorless Post-Trump Era

Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show for the past seven years, announced Thursday night that he will be leaving the show. He is the latest late-night comedian to depart amid a general ratings slump in the post-Donald Trump era. The 38-year-old Noah surprised fans and the studio audience by announcing his departure

Manchin folds on his energy plan amid GOP stonewall

Before the vote, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the floor that he and Manchin would “continue to have conversations about the best way” to move forward on the permitting effort before the end of the year. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had encouraged Senate Republicans to take down Manchin’s effort in a floor

Freedom Caucus poised to pull its hardest McCarthy punch

“I hope … we’re not going to mount a challenge,” Freedom Caucus member Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) said in an interview. “This is the most organized we’ve ever been. So why would we change it?” The group does plan to push for modifications that would empower them in a future Republican majority, including the power

Democrat Katie Porter Called Local Police Department a ‘Disgrace’ in Unearthed Texts

Democrat Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) bashed her local police department, calling them a “disgrace,” after they arrested a man she lives with for allegedly assaulting one of her protesters, Fox News reported. “Well, your police force is a disgrace,” Porter told Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan in text messages obtained by Fox News. “I will never trust them

Jan. 6 panel postpones last hearing due to Hurricane Ian

Chair Bennie Thompson and Vice Chair Liz Cheney listen as the Jan. 6 select committee holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, July 12, 2src22. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The Jan. 6 select committee’s Wednesday hearing has been postponed as Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida, panel leaders announced Tuesday. The hearing was

Manchin appeals for ’15 or 20′ Republicans to save energy bill

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Watch: Portland Mom Discovers Homeless Person in Son’s Bed – Intruder Released Next Day by Liberal D.A.

A Portland mother was startled when she recently discovered a homeless woman sleeping in her ten-year-old son’s bed. The intruder was released the following day by the county’s liberal district attorney. Kelsey Smith’s Ring security camera footage captured an intruder, later identified as Terri Lynn Zinser, 54, breaking into her Portland home and making her

Maher: Migrants Got a Free Trip ‘to a Wealthy Island’ with Abortion –

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher quipped that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) sent the message to migrants “if you come here, you will get a free plane ride to a wealthy island.” And that the trip the migrants took sounds like the cruise he got his parents. Maher also jabbed

GOP readies political heartburn for an FBI it won’t defund

The entire affair is likely to spotlight divisions between more traditional national security hawks and House Republicans who skew more libertarian-minded or Trump-centric. “I think the FBI has gotten heavily, severely off track since 9/11. And we ought to do a deep dive into ensuring that the FBI is focused on organized crime, combating crime

House passes plan to head off future Trumpian election challenges

It’s a sign that Democrats view the MAGA moniker, and the fallout from Trump supporters’ violent attack on the Capitol, as a potent path to persuade voters of the former president’s connection to this November’s crop of Republican candidates. While Democrats have struggled to counter GOP economic attacks, they’re hoping democracy protection can join abortion

Police: NYC Robber Hurls Chair at 66-Year-Old Victim Outside Restaurant, Breaks His Arm

The New York Police Department is searching for an individual who hurled a chair at a 66-year-old man dining outside a pizza restaurant in an unprovoked attack. The incident occurred on September 9 at approximately 10:30 p.m. outside Amore Pizza Cafe at 370 West 58 Street in midtown Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. Watch: Recently released

J.D. Vance at Trump Rally: Hire Border Patrol Agents, Not 87,000 IRS Agents

J.D. Vance, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, joined former President Donald Trump on stage at a “Save America” rally on Saturday evening and called for an increase in border patrol agents instead of IRS agents. As Trump called Vance to join him on stage, he noted that Vance is supported by “all the

Pelosi dodges question on Biden’s run for reelection

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Senate moves forward to fund government despite snags over Manchin’s energy plan

That vote to advance the stopgap, likely to occur on Tuesday or Wednesday, would require 6src senators. The New York Democrat is determined to attach the energy permitting provisions to the funding patch, stemming from a deal with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin that cemented the West Virginia centrist’s support for the party’s health care, tax

Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly Funds Campaign of Iowa’s Mike Franken, Now Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), in a tough reelection battle against Republican Blake Masters, is one of the five Democrat lawmakers who have helped Mike Franken’s U.S. Senate campaign in Iowa. The leadership PAC, Liftoff PAC, associated with Kelly, donated $2,500 to Iowa’s Democrat Senate hopeful. On Monday, Mike Franken — who is 64 years old, married, and has two

Poll: Majority of Democrats Believe There Are ‘Tens of Millions of Dangerous MAGA Republicans’

Most Democrats believe that there are “tens of millions” of “dangerous MAGA Republicans,” a Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll released in September found. The survey followed President Biden’s angry speech in which he demonized millions of Americans, deeming “MAGA Republicans” a great threat to the very “foundations of our republic.”  The poll asked voters, “Do you think there are

Behar Compares Abortion Bans in U.S. to Women Killed in Iran

Joy Behar told her co-hosts Friday on ABC’s “The View” that they should be “standing in solidarity in this country for men trying to control us with their abortion laws” while discussing the demonstrations in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini was allegedly beaten by police and died last week over her hijab.

Ana Navarro to DeSantis, Republicans: Flying Migrants to Massachusetts ‘Is Not Christian’

Ana Navarro told her co-hosts Friday on ABC’s “The View” that Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard was “not Christian.” Navarro said, “First, I think DeSantis is going to run whether Trump runs or not.” She continued, “This is something that strikes me very personally. First of all, I’m a Floridian …

Iowa Republicans Respond to Democrat Mike Franken’s Alleged Unwanted Advances Towards ‘Several’ Woman

Iowa Republicans responded to the accusations surrounding Mike Franken, Iowa’s Democrat U.S. Senate nominee, where his former campaign manager accused him of making “several” unwanted advances toward women, including herself. On Monday, Mike Franken — who is 64, married, and has two children — was accused by his former campaign manager, Kimberley Strope-Boggus, in an unearthed police report, of “grabb[ing] the collar

Police Sources: Woman Allegedly Throws 3-Year-Old Nephew into Lake Michigan Off Chicago’s Navy Pier

Surveillance footage appears to show a woman allegedly showing her three-year-old nephew into Lake Michigan off Chicago’s Navy Pier, according to police sources. The boy was retrieved from the water at the 700 block of E. Grand around 1:23 p.m. Monday, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Emergency officials arrived at Navy Pier at 1:32

Trump: Presidents Can Declassify Documents ‘by Thinking About It’ –

Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday on FNC’s “Hannity” that a president of the United States can declassify any documents without a process. Hannity said, “A president has the power to declassify.” Trump said, “Correct.” Hannity said, “You have said on Truth Social, a number of times, you did declassify.” Trump said, “I did declassify yes.”

Zelensky to U.N.: ‘Formula for Peace’ in Ukraine Begins with ‘Punishment’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky presented a five-point “formula for peace” between him and invading Russia during the United Nations General Assembly debate on Wednesday, identifying the first step as “punishment.” Zelensky addressed the forum from Kyiv, a move that the Assembly voted to allow by 101 members to seven. Zelensky named and shamed the seven

Central Bank Digital Currencies are the Bullet Train to Digital Concentration Camps​

“If you can move every human into a digital concentration camp, empty their bank account any time you want, and tell them what they can and cannot spend money on, you’ve got complete control.”​ The White House published a “comprehensive framework” on Friday attacking decentralized cryptocurrencies while promoting a U.S. government-controlled programmable Central Bank Digital […]

Chuck Schumer Lobbying for ‘at Least $12 Billion’ in Ukraine Aid to ‘Win the War’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on Sunday he is requesting “at least $12 billion” in aid for Ukraine in a stop-gap spending bill. Schumer said during a press conference on Sunday, “Ukraine has made significant advances against Russia in the war, the vicious war that Putin has waged against the Ukrainian people.” The New

Police: New York City Homeless Woman Sexually Assaulted While Sleeping on Sidewalk

A New York City homeless woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday morning while she was sleeping on the sidewalk, according to police. Police say an unidentified male approached the 52-year-old woman at approximately 12:15 a.m. on of West 31st Street and in between 8th and 9th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. The individual allegedly exposed himself and

Major Garrett: MAGA GOP ‘Unhappy’ Trump Lost Are Dragging Down American Democracy

CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that MAGA Republicans who were “unhappy” former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election were dragging down American democracy. Anchor Margaret Brennan asked, “How dangerous is the moment that we are in? Garrett said, “It feels more dangerous, Margaret than any I’ve encountered

Critics Roast Biden for Declaring the Pandemic ‘Over’: All Emergency Powers Should Be ‘Voided’

Critics roasted President Biden after the commander-in-chief declared the Chinese coronavirus pandemic “over,” contending that, if it is true, then emergency powers should be “voided” and all vaccine mandates should be lifted moving forward. During an interview with 60 Minutes on Sunday, Biden stated that the “pandemic is over.”  “We still have a problem with

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