A dozen Jewish House Democrats called out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) over her recent Twitter remarks where she equated the United States and Israel with terrorist groups such as Hamas and Taliban and urged her to “clarify her words.”
President Trump on Tuesday evening expressed disapproval on the massive $2.3 trillion combined COVID relief and government spending bill Congress just passed, blasting the “wasteful spending” package as a “disgrace,” while issuing a pre-Christmas demand for Congress to amend the bill that will include an increase of the $600 direct payment to individuals to $2000.
Progressive Democrats, including prominent members of “The Squad,” fired back at former President Obama’s criticism of the “Defund the police” as a “snappy” slogan that alienated a large group of centrist voters.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) told “The Squad” that their work is not over once Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is elected, vowing to make sure the former Vice President becomes “the most progressive president since FDR.”
Before Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in to become the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, members of the House progressive “Squad” group immediately expressed outraged to the news late Monday evening, with all four saying it is time to “expand the court.”
Two progressive “squad” members unveiled a far-reaching radical proposal on Tuesday that calls for defunding police departments, dismantle ICE and DEA, establishing a reparations programs for victims of police violence, along with a “time-bound” plan to close down all federal prisons and immigration detention centers.