Sen. Bernie Sanders says ‘the very fabric of American democracy is in danger’ if progressive priorities are left out of Biden’s social-spending bill

Sanders said progressive priorities in the “Build Back Better” plan were crucial to US democracy. If they don’t pass, “the very fabric of American democracy is in danger,” he told reporters. Democrats are still trying to come to an agreement over the social-spending bill. Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the progressive firebrand and chairmanContinue reading “Sen. Bernie Sanders says ‘the very fabric of American democracy is in danger’ if progressive priorities are left out of Biden’s social-spending bill”

Let’s talk about Biden shifting on the filibuster – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick paying up – Beau of the Fifth Column

Rep.Thompson On Jan. 6 Investigation: We Won’t Be Bullied By Mr. Jordan Or Anybody Else – MSNBC

The House voting to refer Steve Bannon to the Department of Justice for criminal contempt is discussed by Jan. 6 select committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson. Regarding moving forward with the investigation into the Capitol insurrection, Chairman Thompson tells Joy Reid, ‘We will do our work, but again, we won’t be bullied by Mr. JordanContinue reading “Rep.Thompson On Jan. 6 Investigation: We Won’t Be Bullied By Mr. Jordan Or Anybody Else – MSNBC”

State Rep. Michael DiMassa arrested by FBI in probe of misuse of COVID relief funds, accused of stealing more than $600,000

State Rep. Michael DiMassa was accused Wednesday of stealing more than $600,000 in federal COVID relief money by billing the city of West Haven, where he also worked as an aide to the City Council, for pandemic related consulting services that federal officials said he never performed. Federal prosecutors and FBI agents said Wednesday thatContinue reading “State Rep. Michael DiMassa arrested by FBI in probe of misuse of COVID relief funds, accused of stealing more than $600,000”

Joe Manchin Threatens To Leave The Democratic Party According To Report – The Rational National

According to a new report, Senator Joe Manchin is threatening to leave the Democratic Party.

Senate Republicans again block sweeping voting rights bill

Party-line vote will significantly increase pressure on Democrats to do away with the filibuster Senate Republicans again blocked a sweeping voting rights bill on Wednesday, a move that will significantly increase pressure on Democrats to do away with the filibuster, a Senate rule that has stymied the most significant priorities in Congress. The vote was 49-51Continue reading “Senate Republicans again block sweeping voting rights bill”

Let’s talk about Manchin selling out coal miners – Beau of the Fifth Column

Capitol riot committee recommends criminal contempt for Bannon

Committee unanimously voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges against the former Trump adviser, who could face a year in jail The House committee investigating the 6 January Capitol insurrection voted unanimously on Monday to hold former Trump administration official Steve Bannon in contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena for documents and testimony concerning the worst attack on the US CapitolContinue reading “Capitol riot committee recommends criminal contempt for Bannon”

Sen. Manchin Said To Oppose Key Climate Provision In Budget Bill – MSNBC

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., has told the White House he opposes the clean electricity program, according to sources, and Manchin’s vote is key to the bill passing. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

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