Tag: Congress

Add Trump’s Yemen Veto to Obama’s Legacy

Donald Trump loves to present himself as the anti-Obama. But this week, when he handily vetoed a congressional resolution directing him to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition war in Yemen, he leaned heavily upon his predecessor’s policies—an inconvenient fact for both presidents’ supporters. For the past four years, a coalition of 10 […]

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Add Trump’s Yemen Veto to Obama’s Spotty War Legacy

Donald Trump loves to present himself as the anti-Obama. But this week, when he handily vetoed a congressional resolution directing him to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition war in Yemen, he leaned heavily upon his predecessor’s policies—an inconvenient fact for both presidents’ supporters. For the past four years, a coalition of 10 […]

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Just Like Herpes, He’s Back: Accused Child Molester Roy Moore Is Leading GOP Candidate to Challenge Doug Jones for Senate Seat

Roy Moore stands behind his wife Kayla Moore as she speaks during a campaign event at Jordan’s Activity Barn on December 11, 2017 in Midland City, Alabama.Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Alabama Republicans insist there’s nothing wrong, that Roy Moore is just a cold sore. But just when you think he’s been defeated, here he […]

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#IStandWithIlhan: Trump Targets Rep. Ilhan Omar in Yet Another Islamophobic Tweet and People Are Repulsed

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 06: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) participates in a House Education and Labor Committee Markup on the H.R. 582 Raise The Wage Act, in the Rayburn House Office Building on March 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo: Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images Public outcry has taken over social media as Minnesota Rep. […]

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Rep. Karen Bass Commemorated The Life Of Nipsey Hussle On The House Floor

Getty Image Last week, Rep. Karen Bass announced that she would be heading to Congress to recognize the life and work of Nipsey Hussle. “I will be heading to the House Floor next week to formally enter Nipsey Hussle’s contributions to South Los Angeles into the Congressional Record where it will be a part of […]

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Bipartisan Bill Hopes to Triple Number of EV Tax Credits

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Trump’s War on the Rule of Law Is Reaching the Breaking Point

There’s a disturbing cycle to Donald Trump’s war on immigrants. It starts with the president’s demand for harsher policies on the southern border, no matter how legally or morally dubious they may be. His subordinates have two options: to do what he says, or try to change his mind. If the former, the courts usually […]

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Candace Owens Is Racist White America’s Black Friend and She Just Told Congress That White Nationalism Isn’t a Thing

Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty Images) Unfortunately for the world, Candace Owens is a thing. I want her not to be a thing, or, even better, a thing of the past like Furbys and AOL Instant Messenger. Advertisement Yet, here we are talking about Candace Owens because she is trotted out by the far-right whenever there […]

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Countdown to Candace Owens: Auntie Ruckus Will Participate in Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Days removed from affirming that it’s “more difficult today to come out as a conservative than it is to come out as gay,” the “nigga” we love to hate—provocateur du jour Candace Owens—will be bringing her world-famous, traveling minstrel show to the House Judiciary Committee next week during a hearing […]

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Robert Mueller to Leave DOJ Soon, According to Department

Image: Getty Images After 674 days of investigating an almost exclusively sitting president, Robert Mueller is leaving the Department of Justice in the coming days, according to a spokesman. Quartz first reported on his impending departure. DOJ spokesman Peter Carr told the online publication that Mueller “will be concluding his service within the coming days,” […]

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Surprise Surprise: Michael Cohen Stumbles Upon 14 Million Files A Month Before His Sentence Begins

Photo: Getty Images It’s hard to be mad at Michael Cohen. If you were going to jail for holding water for a President who gets his daily briefings in picture book form, you’d try to delay your bid, too. Thursday, Cohen’s attorney sent a memo to top congressional Democrats detailing what Cohen told Robert Mueller’s […]

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Queer Eye on Capitol Hill? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez May Get the Best Makeover Ever

US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on stage during the 2019 Athena Film Festival closing night film, ‘Knock Down the House’ at Barnard College on March 3, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Lars Niki (Getty Images for The Athena Film Festival) File this under: Please make this happen. Political dynamo Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.-N.Y.) has taken more […]

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White House Whistleblower: Trump Administration Overturned 25 Denied Security Clearances

Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty Images) A White House whistleblower, which is not the same as a racist whistleblower, told a Congressional panel that more than two dozen security clearances that should have been denied were overturned by the Trump administration. According to The Washington Post, Tricia Newbold, a longtime White House security adviser, told the […]

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NRA Could “Be Forced to Shut Down Forever,” Says Executive Vice President

Image: NRA Executive Vice President, Wayne LaPierre. (Getty Images) NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre hit group members with a four-page letter. In it, he blamed the group’s financial woes on Andrew Cuomo, who ordered state regulators to encourage insurance companies, state-chartered banks and financial services companies to review their relationships with the NRA. According […]

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Why Won’t Congress Take Domestic Terrorism Seriously?

Photo: Eric Lesser (Getty Images) Just hours before a deranged white man stormed two New Zealand mosques and killed some 49 people, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) sent his third letter to the FBI and the Justice Department asking for a committee briefing on the “evolving threat of domestic terrorism.” His first two requests had been […]

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Steve Mnuchin Says He Will Comply With Law to Release Trump’s Tax Returns, Maybe

Photo: Getty Images During a two-hour hearing on Capitol Hill, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made it clear that he would comply with an obscure law that could compel him to turn over Trump’s records. CNN reports that Mnuchin, himself no stranger to grift, told Democrats that he would comply with U.S. tax code section 6103, […]

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Trump Threatens to Veto Senate’s Vote Against His Wall Because That’s What Mob Bosses Do

Every time I see Trump’s lips I sing “Anus Mouth” to the tune of Baby Shark.Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) Trump is doing it again. The arrogant thing that has become the signature of his time in office, in which, he ignores everyone around him like a kid who sticks his fingers in his ears […]

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Asked Twitter for Furniture Advice. The Answers Were Hilarious

Photo: Lars Niki (Getty Images) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not only new to Congress, she is new to buying furniture for her own place. So she decided to ask her 3.52 million closest friends for a little help. So Twitter did what it always does and had fun with the New York Democrat voted most hated […]

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