In this special investigation, Snopes found that the apparent QAnon believer livestreamed to Facebook Live the day of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Republican Tina Forte is running in 2022 to claim the New York seat in Congress currently held by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Ocasio-Cortez, better known as AOC, is a Democrat. During a recent investigation intoContinue reading “AOC Challenger Tina Forte Promoted and Attended Jan. 6 Capitol Riot”
“As long as we let the filibuster stand, this necessary bill will be stuck in the Senate,” warned Congresswoman Jayapal. “It’s your right to vote or the filibuster.” Progressive lawmakers and outside voting rights advocates heralded passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday evening and immediatelyContinue reading “‘Now the Senate Must Act’: Progressives Applaud House Passage of John Lewis Voting Rights Bill”
Controversial Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) excited the left on Saturday after a clip from her speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) provided fodder heading into the 2022 midterm elections. While Republicans have largely avoided talking about policy while instead focusing on manufactured culture wars outrages, Boebert laid out her vision. “We’re here toContinue reading “Lauren Boebert campaigns against all government benefits — and it may haunt the GOP in the 2022 midterms”
A newly-released video catches GOP lawmakers praising Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) for effectively blocking President Biden’s agenda by refusing to abolish the filibuster, even going so far as to ask conservative activists to “flood” the Democratic centrists with “messages of gratitude,” Insider reported on Friday. The video, taken by Democratic activist Lauren Windsor atContinue reading “Republican lawmakers caught laughing while thanking Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema for keeping the filibuster alive”
In her appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brought up a massive story in The Intercept that revealed just how corrupt Joe Manchin, and politics in D.C. generally, is.
Georgia Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene is drawing ire and condemnation for a statement she recently made comparing COVID-19 safety restrictions taken inside the U.S. Capitol to actions made towards Jews during the Holocaust. During an interview on the conservative cable network Real America’s Voice, Rep. Greene slammed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi andContinue reading “Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene compares House mask requirements to ‘gas chambers in Nazi Germany’”
US Reps Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Marc Pocan have issued a resolution opposing the sale of $735m in US weapons to the Israeli government. The resolution has six co-sponsors and is supported by more than 70 civil rights organisations, the lawmakers announced on 19 May. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/aoc-israel-arm-sales-biden-b1850323.html