‘There Should Be Consequences for It’: Ocasio-Cortez Slams Big Oil Price Gouging

Echoing her fellow “Squad” member, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said that “Big Oil CEOs need to be held accountable for profiteering.” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday took aim at corporate profiteers, calling for “consequences” for those who price gouge under the pretext of record inflation and international crises. Responding to a tweet from MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle, whoContinue reading “‘There Should Be Consequences for It’: Ocasio-Cortez Slams Big Oil Price Gouging”

Schumer vows vote on Biden’s $1.75 trillion bill despite Manchin’s rejection

The U.S. Senate will vote early next year on President Joe Biden’s sweeping $1.75 trillion policy bill as well as on voting rights, the chamber’s top Democrat said on Monday, despite conservative Democratic Senator Joe Manchin’s opposition. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled plans for both votes on Monday, the day after Manchin — who has stood asContinue reading “Schumer vows vote on Biden’s $1.75 trillion bill despite Manchin’s rejection”

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: We Are Beyond The Time For Something On Voting Rights To Pass – MSNBC

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, responds to remarks from Sen. Manchin on BBB and why she calls for cracking down on the Senate and reforming rules.

AOC says Pelosi’s failure to sanction Boebert over Islamophobic attack on Ilhan Omar is ‘an embarrassment’

‘Failure to take action against Lauren Boebert would send horrible message to Muslim Americans’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has lashed out at Nancy Pelosi for failing to take action against Lauren Boebert, who suggested that Ilhan Omar — one of only three Muslims in Congress — poses a threat of terrorism because of her faith. “I haven’t heard anything binding from leadership, which inContinue reading “AOC says Pelosi’s failure to sanction Boebert over Islamophobic attack on Ilhan Omar is ‘an embarrassment’”

9 Democrats urge DOJ to free lawyer who won lawsuit against Chevron

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and seven other House Democrats are urging the Justice Department to release American environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who helped Indigenous communities in Ecuador win a $9.5 billion lawsuit against Chevron. Why it matters: Human rights groups say the charges against Donziger, who is serving a six-month prison term for contempt ofContinue reading “9 Democrats urge DOJ to free lawyer who won lawsuit against Chevron”

GOP lawmaker apologizes for anti-Muslim remarks about colleague – CNN

Rep. Lauren Boebert, tweeted out an apology to the Muslim Community after video showed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) making anti-Muslim remarks in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). CNN’s Alisyn Camerota and Lauren Fox discuss.

Anger as Boebert refers to ‘jihad squad’ in debate about Republican video depicting murder of AOC

Republican has a long history of bigoted comments Lauren Boebert has referred to Ilhan Omar as the “jihad squad member from Minnesota” during a House debate on Wednesday. Ms Boebert faced intense criticism on social media for the inflammatory comment during a debate over whether Paul Gosar should be censured for posting an anime clip depicting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez being killed.Continue reading “Anger as Boebert refers to ‘jihad squad’ in debate about Republican video depicting murder of AOC”

White House condemns Gosar video, Pelosi urges investigations

The White House and Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday condemned an anime video tweeted by Republican congressman Paul Gosar that depicted him swinging swords at President Joe Biden and killing Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “This should not be happening, and we should be condemning it,” White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said. House ofContinue reading “White House condemns Gosar video, Pelosi urges investigations”

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AOC Challenger Tina Forte Promoted and Attended Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

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”

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