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.
President Biden finally broke his silence to comment on the embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) multiple allegations of sexual harassment but passed up an opportunity to join other Democrats in calling for the three-term New York governor to resign.
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.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed House impeachment managers for their surprising change of course by calling for a witness, saying the “Hail Mary” from those nine Democrats is because they are now caving to upset “leftist Twitter” who want to prolong the trial for weeks.
The Senate passed a bill Friday to award Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal for his actions in response to the deadly Jan. 6 siege on the Capitol building.
House impeachment managers will show never-before-seen Capitol security footage in their presentation Wednesday as evidence to show the threat the rioters posed to everyone in the Capitol on Jan. 6, according to a senior aide on the House impeachment team.