Biden’s DHS Nominee Tied to China, Visas-for-Sale Swamp Scandal

0
President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) used his government job in 2011 to green-light a citizenship-for-sale swamp scheme that included top Democrats, Chinese investors, and $141 million. The scandal looms large in the confirmation battle for Biden’s nominee, Alejandro Mayorkas, in part because it revives old questions about what role, if any, then-Vice President...

Josh Hawley: Corporate Monopolies, the Left Using ‘Social Credit Score’ to Shut Down Free Speech

0
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) said in a statement Tuesday that corporate monopolies and the left want to use the “social credit score” system to stifle free speech and force their political agenda on the United States. Hawley released his statement as he faced enormous criticism from the left and corporations for his objecting to the certification of the 2020 presidential...

‘Squad’ Sends Impeachment Warning: No Accountability Would ‘Set a Dangerous Precedent’

0
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Monday evening warned that failure to hold former President Trump accountable, via impeachment and conviction, for the January 6 Capitol protest would set a “dangerous precedent,” as other members of the “Squad” demand the Senate to “convict” Trump and investigate and expel GOP members of Congress. House impeachment managers delivered the article of impeachment to...

Hirono: We Will ‘Revisit the Filibuster Issue’ if McConnell Is Obstructionist

0
Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Live” that Senate Democrats would “revisit” the filibuster issue if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) takes an “obstructionist” approach. Hirono said, “If Mitch McConnell uses the 60-vote requirement to be the kind of obstructionist that he’s been for so many years, then I think we will need to revisit because we...

Rule by Decree: Joe Biden Sets Record for Executive Orders in First Week

0
President Joe Biden has issued more executive orders in his first week in office — not yet complete, as of this writing — than any of his 45 predecessors. As of January 25, 2021, Biden has “issued 33 executive orders, actions, proclamations, memoranda and agency directives,” according to CNN. Twenty-one of these, according to the White House website, are executive...

Schumer: We Can ‘Expand’ District, Circuit Courts to Balance out GOP Judges

0
During an interview aired on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that one way Democrats can make up for the large amount of judges that were confirmed by the Senate Republican majority would be for Democrats to add seats at the district and circuit court levels. Host Rachel Maddow asked, “For decades,...

With Democrat Path to Nuclear Option on Filibuster Closed, Senate Leaders Proceed on Power-Sharing Agreement

0
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Monday that a power-sharing agreement in the Senate no longer needs to stipulate that the filibuster rule remain intact after two Senate Democrats confirmed they would not support abolishing it. “I’m glad that two Senate Democrats confirmed they will not vote to end the legislative filibuster,” McConnell stated. “They agree with President Biden...

Report: California to End Stay-at-Home Coronavirus Orders

0
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday: A source close to the governor's office confirmed that the state plans to end the stay-at-home order on Monday morning, moving counties back into the reopening framework based on colored tiers. It will no longer be tied strictly to the number of beds that are available in intensive care units. Now, with the post-holidays surge...

Chicago Teachers Union Votes to Refuse Return to In-Person Instruction

0
CTU announced that "in an unprecedented remote electronic vote, 71 percent" of its members voted to continue remote instruction on Monday. "With this vote, rank-and-file educators will continue teaching remotely, and safely, as they have been doing for months," CTU stated. According to the Chicago Sun Times, city officials said recently they would consider a refusal to return to in-person instruction...

Gretchen Whitmer: ‘Can’t Stand People That Have One Rule for Others, Different One for Themselves’

0
Whitmer told WOOD TV why it was acceptable for her to go to the inauguration: To the Point host Rick Albin noted many people on the station's Facebook page pointed out Whitmer's apparent hypocrisy over attending the event in Washington, D.C., while just weeks earlier, telling families to avoid traveling or seeing their loved ones at Christmas. "Anyone who would have...