Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested the recent crime surge plaguing New York City is due to “record unemployment” that is causing people to be put in a position to “shoplift some bread or go hungry that night.”
Pelosi Plans Legislation to Limit Presidential Pardons in Wake of Stone Commutation
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-NY) is seeking to have Congress limit the president’s pardon powers after President Trump commuted the prison sentence of Roger Stone.
White House Hit Pause on Monday’s Coronavirus Task Force Press Briefing
The White House has canceled Monday night Coronavirus Task Force daily press briefing scheduled for Monday evening, the third straight day in a row since the pandemic began.
Grisham Leaves White House Press Secretary Role, Returning to Melania’s Office As Chief of Staff
Stephanie Grisham is leaving her role as White House press secretary after nine months on the job and will be returning to the East Wing as chief of staff to First Lady Melania Trump, according to a White House statement Tuesday.
Melania Trump: Pamela Karlan ‘should be ashamed’ for Barron punch line at Impeachment Hearing
First lady Melania Trump in a rare tweet responded to Stanford Law professor Pamela Karlan saying she “should be ashamed,” for invoking her son, Barron Trump as the butt of a joke during the House Judiciary impeachment hearings.
A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics. Pamela Karlan, you should be ashamed of your very angry and obviously biased public pandering, and using a child to do it.— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) December 4, 2019