Maxine Waters: President Should Issue Executive Order to Extend Eviction Moratorium Expiring Tonight for 11+ Million People
In the face of House Democrats having failed to pass their own national moratorium on housing evictions, President Biden should muscle past concerns about the Supreme Court and move ahead with his own executive moratorium, according to a top House Democrat.
Commentator: Reps Cheney, Kinzinger Risking Their Political Careers by Being on Jan 6 Select Committee
Republican Reps Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, "are taking a real political risk" by taking part in the House elect committee investigating the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection, according to prominent conservative commentator Margaret Hoover.
There is undoubtedly very little that these three congresswomen agree. But, when it came to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's choices to sit on the new House select committee which will be probing the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol Building, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, and Republican Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, found themselves in perfect harmony.
If you're one of those who say that President Biden and his White House are, well, a bit boring -- press secretary Jen Psaki would beg to differ.
The First Guilty Pleas In The Insurrection: The Good, The The Still To Be Known, And The Flat-out Crazy
So the first felony guilty pleas are in, in connection with the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. And, granted, they're just two such pleas. But here's what we know and what these first felony convictions tell us what we might reasonably expect for future prosecutions.
Historian Beschloss on Tulsa: Many Americans Think If Something Terrible Happens, the Best Way To Be Patriotic Is to Forget It
As the nation observes, with the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the solemn centennial of the worst race massacre in US history, a prominent American historian worries that when confronted with just dark or grim events, many American people move in the opposite direction of what is constructive.
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Sen Joe Manchin of West Virginia, perhaps the most conservative member of the razor-slim Democratic majority in the Senate, told reporters that it is "frustrating" with his Republican colleagues -- but still was not ready to vote for a rules change to end the Senate filibuster.
George Will: GOP Feels Terror from Own Voters, ‘I Would Like To See Jan. 6th Burned into American Minds’ Like 9/11
Although most congressional Republicans are fighting hard to kill a proposal for a bipartisan commission to study the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, a prominent conservative columnist wants the events of that day "burned into the American mind as firmly as 9/11."
Republicans and supporters of Donald Trump regularly complain that the "mainstream media" is biased against them and in the pocket of the Democratic Party. Not true, says journalist and Washington Post columnist Perry Bacon Jr.