GOP’s Rice says he regrets Jan. 6 vote against Biden’s election

GOP’s Rice says he regrets Jan. 6 vote against Biden’s election

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) told Politico on Wednesday he wishes he had certified the electoral votes of several states that voted for President Biden in the 2020 presidential election.“In retrospect I should have voted to…

Read more
Bill would end COVID-19 federal public health emergency on Christmas Day: December 25, 2021

Bill would end COVID-19 federal public health emergency on Christmas Day: December 25, 2021

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX1) Would this make for a merry Christmas, or a lump of coal in America’s stocking? Context In January 2020, President Donald Trump’s administration declared COVID-19 an official public health emergency. While such a designation can last for a maximum of...

Read more
Both Manchin and Biden Are Wrong About Build Back Better’s Inflation Impact

Both Manchin and Biden Are Wrong About Build Back Better’s Inflation Impact

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden’s Build Back Better plan is intended to reshape the role of government in the lives of Americans. Yet whether it passes Congress comes down to a different matter: what lawmakers think it will do to inflation.

Read more
California to require boosters for health care workers

California to require boosters for health care workers

This post was originally published on this siteThe state of California will require that all healthcare workers receive their COVID-19 booster. In a tweet posted Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced: “California will require healthcare workers to get their booster. With…

Read more
McConnell says he thinks Manchin ‘would be more comfortable’ in GOP

McConnell says he thinks Manchin ‘would be more comfortable’ in GOP

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a new interview that Republicans would “love” to have Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) join their ranks, adding that he thinks Manchin would “be more comfortable” in the GOP. “Obviously we…

Read more
House investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection just took an unexpected turn: report

House investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection just took an unexpected turn: report

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) has become a key focal point for the House Select Committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol, according to The Washington Post’s Jacqueline Alemany. Per Politicus USA, the investigative committee has released a new...

Read more
NBA commissioner says ‘no plans’ to halt season amid COVID-19 surge

NBA commissioner says ‘no plans’ to halt season amid COVID-19 surge

This post was originally published on this siteNBA Commissioner Adam Silver said this week that the league has no plans to pause its season, despite a surge in COVID-19 cases among players on several teams.”We have, of course, looked at all the options, but frankly we are having trouble coming…

Read more
US envoy advances LGBTQ rights in a world of ‘mind-boggling’ violence, discrimination

US envoy advances LGBTQ rights in a world of ‘mind-boggling’ violence, discrimination

This post was originally published on this siteJessica Stern, the State Department’s new special envoy, has to perform a diplomatic balancing act when promoting LGBTQ rights across the globe.     

Read more
Michael Flynn sues Jan. 6 committee

Michael Flynn sues Jan. 6 committee

This post was originally published on this site Former national security adviser to Donald J. Trump’s White House, Michael Flynn, has sued the Jan. 6 committee to prevent them from “enforcing a subpoena for his testimony and documents, claiming it could violate multiple privileges, including his Fifth Amendment right against...

Read more