Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appears to be in total denial that her recent incendiary “confrontational” remarks have ignited a firestorm when she urged protestors during a weekend protest in Minnesota if former Police Officer Derek Chauvin is found to be acquitted in the death of George Floyd that has now given the defense, according to the judge a basis for “this whole trial being overturned.”
President Joe Biden called for Congress to quickly take action to enact legislation that bans assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, along with closing loopholes in the background check system, attempting to put new momentum behind gun-control efforts only just hours after a mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado grocery store left 10 dead.
New York’s two Democratic Senators — Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand finally joined the majority of New York Congressional Democrat delegations in calling for embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign over mounting sexual harassment accusations, but failed to mention his other looming scandal — his administration covering up the data of nursing homes COVID death.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is keeping Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) on the House Intelligence Committee, despite reports swirling that he was seduced by a Chinese honeytrap spy in a bid to infiltrate the U.S political system.
Over a dozen of New York Congressional Democrat delegations, including high-profile names Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), and veteran Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY-10) who simultaneously called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign amid half-dozen allegations of sexual misconduct in recent weeks, with some noting his other scandal involving his administration handling of COVID in nursing home.
The House on Wednesday passed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, an amended Senate version authorizing a flurry of new federal spending of agendas Democrats’ solely negotiated on without any Republican input and will now be heading to President Biden’s desk as he is expecting to sign the measure into law by the end of the week.