January 17, 2022

GOP’s Elise Stefanik receives Christmas gift as Dem rival makes Twitter gaffe

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! New Yorker. It’s what residents of the Empire State have long called themselves. It’s even the name of a magazine – and for more than a half-century it was the name of a model of Chrysler automobile. So it’s probably no surprise that a Democrat hoping to […]

Ted Cruz, top Dem have heated exchange over Biden’s Egypt policy

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., got into a heated argument during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting on Wednesday over the Biden administration’s foreign policy in Egypt. Menendez told Cruz to not “put words” in his mouth when Cruz said the chair had “observed […]

Dem Sen. Murphy Calls for National Safe Storage Gun Law to Hold Parents ‘Accountable’

Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” called for a national safe storage law when reacting to James and Jennifer Crumbley being charged with involuntary manslaughter after their son 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley was charged for terrorism and murder in the school shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan. Anchor Jake Tapper…

NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (Dec. 3)

A fugitive warrant has been issued for the parents of the accused Michigan school shooter after they were charged with involuntary manslaughter, the CDC is putting new travel rules in place for international visitors in response to the Omicron variant, and crime is rising so fast in New York that one of the country’s biggest banks is…

The Best Food and Drink Subscription Boxes: Edible Gifts That Keep on Giving

What could be a better gift for the foodies on your list than one they can eat or drink? A gift that shows up every month! They’ll think warmly of you all year long when you surprise them with one of these subscriptions. Carnivore’s Delight Porter Road Butcher’s Choice Box (Courtesy of Porter Road)This is…

California Rent Continues to Rise, Residents Express Worries

The average rent price in California has risen in the past year making California the most expensive state to live in, according to a study released last week from Apartment Guide, an apartment search engine. According to the report, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the state jumped from $2,100 to $2,616—a 24…

Democratic Rep. Axne Leads Call for Pelosi to Address Inflation

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) is leading a group of more than 20 Democrats who are calling on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to address inflation. While the U.S. Department of Labor has not yet released information for how much inflation rose during the month of November, previous data has shown that costs across…

Dem Rep. Ruiz on November Jobs Report: ‘Phenomenal News’

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Jose Díaz-Balart Reports,” Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) stated that the November jobs report “is phenomenal news for all of us,” and that “all of our communities are just going to get back to work and the economy is going to continue to grow.” Host Jose-Diaz Balart asked, “I want to…

Dem Rep. Spanberger: ‘The Buck Stops with the President’ on Gas Prices

During a portion of an interview with Richmond, VA ABC affiliate WRIC on Tuesday, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) said that while there are many things that contribute to increased gas prices, the ultimate responsibility falls on President Joe Biden and she’s “proud” to be among members of Congress sounding the alarm on the severity of…

Brooks: Other Dem Moderates Are ‘Hiding Behind’ Sinema and Manchin and Are Worried about Spending

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that he thinks there are other moderates in the Democratic Party who are “hiding behind” Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and “there are moderates in the Democratic Party who probably worry about the spending.” Brooks said, “Well, it’s a 50/50 Senate. And I think…

Axelrod: If I Were in W.H., Dem Leadership, I’d Worry about Dems in Swing Districts Re-Considering Reconciliation Bill

During CNN’s election coverage on Tuesday, CNN Senior Political Commentator and former Obama adviser David Axelrod stated that if he was in the White House or Democratic leadership in Congress, he’d be concerned about Democrats in swing districts re-considering their votes on the reconciliation bill. Axelrod said, “[O]ne of the questions I have is, if…

Remote-Sensing Reveals Details of Ancient Olmec Site in Mexico

Aerial remote-sensing of a large region of Mexico has revealed hundreds of ancient Mesoamerican ceremonial centers, including a large one at an important site for the ancient Olmec culture that is known for its colossal stone heads. The remote-sensing method, called lidar, pinpointed 478 ceremonial centers in areas that were home to the ancient Olmec…

$90,000 Fines or 2-year Jail Terms Loom in New Australian Pandemic Bill

Residents in the Australian state of Victoria face prison time or massive fines of up to AU$90,000 (US$67,570) if they are deemed to have failed to comply with government-mandated health orders and posed a risk to the health of others, according to a new Bill rushed into the state’s Parliament on Oct. 26. The Public…

EpochTV Film Review: ‘Suing the Devil’

“The world is a lost place.” So says has-been salesman—turned aspiring attorney, Luke O’Brien (played by Bart Bronson). He’s waxing melancholic about the state of affairs surrounding the modern world of 2011 (if he thought that was bad, glad he didn’t see 2020 or 2021!). Everywhere he turns, things seem to be going down the…

Attorneys Argue on Use-of-Force Experts at Rittenhouse Trial

MADISON, Wis.—A judge was hearing arguments Monday over whether use-of-force experts can testify at Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial for shooting three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin last year. The hearing is likely the last before Rittenhouse goes on trial Nov. 1 for the shootings during chaotic demonstrations in Kenosha on Aug. 25,…

Dem Rep. Bush: Any Lawmakers Who Met with Rioters Should Be Expelled, Investigated

Representative Cori Bush (D-MO) said Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that any Republican lawmakers who met with people who were involved in the January 6 riot should be expelled from Congress and investigated. Bush was reacting to a Rolling Stone Magazine report that the House January 6 Select Committee has information that several Republican lawmakers were…

Dem Rep. Cleaver: We Have ‘Idol Worshippers in the Senate’ Who Think They Have to ‘Not Trespass on the Filibuster’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) said there are “idol worshippers in the Senate” who are “practicing idolatry” by believing “that they’ve got to not trespass on the filibuster.” Cleaver said, “[W]e have some idol worshippers in the Senate. They’re practicing idolatry. They believe, somehow, that the filibuster was brought down…

Dem Rep. Escobar: Unless We Pass Voting Laws, ‘We Are Going to Lose Our Democracy’ When TX Dems Return

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said that unless federal voting legislation is passed, “we are going to lose our democracy” when the Texas House Democrats who are breaking quorum return to Texas. Escobar said, “In a state like mine, Texas, literally, we are going to lose our democracy through Texas…

Dem Sen. Casey: Dems Have to Protect Voting Rights to ‘Preserve Our Democracy’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Velshi,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) stated that “we’re at a point of no return.” And Democrats are either going to protect “voter rights to preserve the democracy or we’re not.” Casey said, “Ali, we’re — we’ve reached a point now with these Supreme Court decisions and with the advent of…

Dem Rep. Porter: Pelosi Won’t Allow Vote on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Without Reconciliation Bill

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) discussed a meeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had with her caucus earlier in the day and stated that Pelosi will hold the bipartisan infrastructure bill and not bring it up for a vote until the budget reconciliation vote is ready to be…

Dem Rep. Crow: Still a Chance for GOP to Show a Fraction of ‘Courage’ with Bipartisan 1/6 Commission

Representative Jason Crow (D-CO) said Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that Republican lawmakers can “show a very small fraction of the courage that is shown every day by our troops to do the right thing for our country” by creating a bipartisan January 6 commission. When asked about the failed 1/6 commission Senate vote, Crow said,…

Dem Rep. Sherman: Democrats Who Don’t Support Israel ‘Don’t Really Have an Understanding’ of the History

Sunday on “Fox News Live,” Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) addressed some of the members of his own party not supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with terrorist organization Hamas. Sherman pointed out that he has been combating the lack of knowledge regarding Israel’s history and the conflict among his fellow Democrats since the 1980s, so…

Dem Rep. Ruiz: ‘Very Confident’ in Kamala Harris’ Ability to Solve Border Crisis

Sunday, Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus chair, expressed his confidence in Vice President Kamala Harris’ ability to solve the ongoing crisis at the United States’ border with Mexico. Ruiz advised that Harris, who was appointed to lead the United States’ response to the border crisis but has yet to visit the border…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Texas Legislature ‘Massacred’ State’s Image, LBJ Legacy of the Voting Rights Act

During an appearance on CNN, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) decried actions taken by the Texas Legislature to shore up election integrity. Jackson Lee called those efforts “operating under the big lie” and compared the “Texas image” of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Voting Rights Act to the modern-day Texas Legislature. Well, you…

Dem Rep. Jones: Tim Scott Has to Deny ‘His Own Life Experience’ ‘to Win Re-Election’

During an interview with CBS on Thursday, Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) said that Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) belongs to a party where he has to say “things that are a direct denial of his own life experience” in order to get re-elected. Jones said, “I sometimes feel for Tim Scott. Because he’s a member of a…

Dem Rep. Cohen: January 6 U.S. Capitol Incident as Bad as Pearl Harbor Attack

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) Wednesday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” likened the January 6 Capitol Hill riot to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Cohen said, “We just celebrated Passover. On Passover, Jewish people are instructed over two centuries to remember 2,000 years, over 2,000 years, to remember that we were in bondage, and…

Dem Rep. Lieu: Gaetz Should Be Removed from House Judiciary Committee –

Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) should be removed from the House Judiciary Committee because of allegations printed by The New York Times of a federal investigation into a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid her to travel with him. When asked about Gaetz’s…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Trump ‘Has Death and Blood at His Feet’

Friday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) said that President Donald Trump had “death and blood at his feet” in the wake of the deadly Capital Hill riots last week. Jackson Lee said, “The overall collapse of security including helping with the United States Capitol fell squarely at the feet of the…

Dem Rep. Khanna: W.H. ‘Has Every Power to Disregard’ Parliamentarian on Minimum Wage Increase

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Last Word,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that the White House “has every power to disregard” the Senate parliamentarian’s decision if the parliamentarian rules that a $15 minimum wage cannot be passed through budget reconciliation. Khanna said, “There is no provision in the Constitution that says that the Senate parliamentarian…

Dem Rep. Porter: Teachers Should Be ‘Next Group’ to Get Vaccinated, Doesn’t Help to Open Schools if They Get Sick

On Thursday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) stated that teachers should be the next group to receive the coronavirus vaccine, and that doing so is “really important for them to be able to stay in the workforce. It doesn’t do any good to open schools only if teachers get sick and go out.” Host…

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