Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) officially acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect for the first time since the Nov. 3 election Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking Republican in congratulating the Democrat just a day after the Electoral College formally made the election results official.
President-elect Joe Biden made a bizarre statement where he laid out his plan in dealing with a “fundamental disagreement” with his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris on “moral principle,” saying he will resign under the pretense of “develop[ing] some disease.”
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.”
The Senate voted 52-48 to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Monday evening, solidifying a conservative 6-3 majority on the nation’s highest court.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in an interview with CNN’s “State of the Union,” said the Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden mixed messaging on fracking “doesn’t bother her,” arguing that under a potential Biden presidency, it will be a “luxury” to lobby and “push the next Democratic administration” on progressive issues.
Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris burst out laughing while giving an exaggerated response on 60 minutes Sunday when she was asked if she would bring her “socialist or progressive perspective” into a Biden administration after being told that she is considered the “most liberal United States Senator.”