The House voted Tuesday to remove statues of Confederates and other historical figures who advocated for slavery from public displays in the U.S. Capitol, as well as replacing a bust of former Chief Justice Roger Taney, who authored the infamous Dred Scott decision in 1857.
Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) sent a letter to President Biden Thursday demanding that he takes a cognitive test and release the results to the public “so the American people know the full mental and intellectual health of their President.”
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.