Politics

Steve January 20, 2021

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by Along with signing a slate of executive orders after taking office on Wednesday, President Joe Biden requested the resignation of Peter Robb, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board blasted by one major union as an “extreme, anti-union ideologue” and a “uniquely destructive figure.” Bloomberg Law […]

Steve January 20, 2021

PUBLISHED WED, JAN 20 20212:48 PM EST UPDATED WED, JAN 20 20215:29 PM EST Dan Mangan @_DANMANGAN A Connecticut man has been arrested on charges that he assaulted a Washington police officer, whom he pinned between two doors, during the Jan. 6 riot by Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Patrick Edward McCaughey III, 23, […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s presence at President Joe Biden’s inauguration did more than signal his support of Biden after a hard-fought 2020 presidential campaign. It proved that while Biden may have triumphed as the “relatable Everyman” from coast to coast, Bernie remains the “relatable Everyman” of the internet. Clad in a bulky brown overcoat (immortalized in […]

Steve January 20, 2021

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Steve January 20, 2021

Brenden Dilley vows to continuing working to make America great until “the next time Donald J. Trump steps into office as the president of the United States, which will happen again.” Andrew Torba, founder of the right-wing social media platform Gab, will be a guest on Rick Wiles’ “TruNews” program tonight. Dave Hayes (aka The […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Rare for an inaugural address, President Joe Biden issued a strong repudiation of white supremacy and domestic terrorism seen on the rise under Tweety McTreason. In his speech Wednesday, Biden denounced the “racism, nativism, fear, demonization,” that propelled the assault on Capitol Hill by an overwhelmingly white mob of Trump supporters who carried symbols of […]

Steve January 20, 2021

President Joe Biden has revoked a key permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, effectively killing the controversial project and jump-starting what he’s promised will be a seismic shift in U.S. climate policy after four years of inaction under Tweety McTreason.  The executive order on the oil pipeline, which Biden signed just hours after his inauguration, […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Mask up, for the good of your country. As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden is mandating Americans to wear masks while on federal property as part of an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Biden’s action is more symbolic than it is prescriptive: While he has the ability to enforce that masks be worn […]

Steve January 20, 2021

The Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, seen here during a campaign event in Georgia on Jan. 4, were sworn in as U.S. senators by Vice President Harris on Wednesday afternoon. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, seen here during a campaign […]

Steve January 20, 2021

In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew reacts to President Biden’s inauguration speech — particularly his stated goal to unite the country and whether it will be successful — and looks at his policy agenda for his first week in office. Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter. @galendruke Nate Silver […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Source: NYT After the presidential election last year, the Proud Boys, a far-right group, declared its undying loyalty to Tweety McTreason. In a Nov. 8 post in a private channel of the messaging app Telegram, the group urged its followers to attend protests against an election that it said had been fraudulently stolen from Mr. […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, seen here during a campaign event in Georgia on Jan. 4, were sworn in as U.S. Senators by Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday afternoon. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, seen here during a campaign event in […]

Steve January 20, 2021

On the first FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast episode of the Biden presidency, the crew reacts to President Biden’s inauguration speech — particularly whether any attempt to unite the country will be successful — and looks at what his policy plans are for his first week in office. You can listen to the episode by clicking the […]