Category: Politics

Kayleigh McEnany Torches CNN’s Brian Stelter After He Fawns Over Biden Administration

Kayleigh McEnany, the former press secretary of Donald Trump, spoke out this week to slam CNN’s Brian Stelter after he fawned over Joe Biden’s administration. McEnany Sounds Off McEnany took issue with the fact that while interviewing Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki, Stelter didn’t ask about the controversial emails from Dr. Anthony Fauci that just came out. ”The fact that there is an entire press briefing that went by after Fauci’s emails came out and there was not one question about Dr. Fauci’s explosive emails until the next briefing when Fox News was in...

G7 Leaders Offer United Front as Summit Ends, but Cracks Are Clear

BRUSSELS — President Biden and fellow Western leaders issued a confrontational declaration about Russian and Chinese government behavior on Sunday, castigating Beijing over its internal repression, vowing to investigate the pandemic’s origins, and excoriating Moscow for using nerve agents and cyberweapons.Concluding the first in-person summit meeting since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the leaders tried to present a unified front against a range of threats. But they disagreed about crucial issues, from timelines for halting the burning of coal to committing tens or hundreds of billions of dollars in aid to challenge Beijing’s...

How the Asian American-led 1982 garment strike shaped three decades of labor activism

Nearly two decades later, the strike is still known as one of the largest protests in the history of Chinatown. The success of the strike, however, remains overlooked, or, at best, forgotten by the popular imagination, says May Chen, one of the core ILGWU organizers of the strike. There was little media coverage on Asian Americans at the time, rendering Asian American-led movements and activism “invisible up to the millennium.” With the recent surge of attacks against Asians Americans—the byproduct of decades’ worth of systemic racism and more recently, the racialization of COVID-19 as the “China Virus”—a new wave of Asian American...

Calling Out Sen. Dave Argall – What Are You Waiting For?

With Arizona’s trendsetting audit coming to a close, which state will be next to conduct a full forensic audit? On June 2nd Pennsylvania state lawmakers were the first in history to tour the Arizona elections audit facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The team from PA consisted of State Senator Doug Mastriano, State Senator Cris Dush, State Rep. Rob Kauffman, and their staff.  The group received a briefing from Arizona legislators in the morning. They then took a tour of the entire audit facility. State Sen. Doug Mastriano told TGP’s Jordan Conradson, “We need to do...

Meghan McCain Torches AOC As ‘Shrewdest Politician’ In U.S. – ‘It’s Pretty Depressing’

On Friday’s episode of the ABC talk show “The View,” conservative commentator Meghan McCain ripped into Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for her recent call to President Joe Biden to stop reaching across the aisle. AOC’s Tweet McCain was responding to a tweet Ocasio-Cortez had posted on Wednesday. “Pres. Biden & Senate Dems should take a step back and ask themselves if playing patty-cake w GOP Senators is really worth the dismantling of people’s voting rights, setting the planet on fire, allowing massive corporations and the wealthy not to pay their fair share of taxes,...

F.D.A. Still Lacks a Permanent Commissioner

The Biden administration has vetted other candidates besides Dr. Woodcock, but no one has been publicly announced as the nominee in the sixth month of the president’s term. A spokesman for the White House would not comment on the delay, or on the candidates in contention. But some people who are still said to be in the running include: Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, a former high-ranking F.D.A. official and a vice dean for public health at Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Florence Houn, a former F.D.A. official and past vice president at Celgene who now...

New York state law helps bring an incarcerated survivor home

In a surprising turn of events however, the DA’s office withdrew their initial opposition to Mann’s case a few days before closing arguments. Mann was resentenced to five years of incarceration with four years of community supervision. Because Mann has already served seven and a half years at New York’s Bedford Hill Correctional Facility, her current sentence will be just a year and a half of supervision. She’ll be returning home to her family later this June. Mann is looking forward to reconnecting with her mother before she relocates to Charlotte, North Carolina, to...

AOC’s Aunt Blames Puerto Rico Politicians, Not Trump — “We Had The Assistance”

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) aunt is pushing back on AOC’s blaming of Trump. According to a report from The Daily Mail, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s aunt does not blame the Trump Administration for her grandmother’s living conditions. The Daily Mail reported: The relative, who refused to give her name, added: ‘We are private people, we don’t talk about our family.’ Ironically for AOC, she also refused to blame former President Donald Trump for thousands of Hurricane Maria victims being unable to get money to repair shattered homes. TRENDING: BREAKING: AG Merrick Garland Announces that His DOJ...

Judge Halts Biden Program That Gives Debt Relief Only To Black, Minority Farmers After White Farmers Sue

The Biden administration’s federal loan forgiveness program for black and minority farmers was halted on Thursday by a federal judge on constitutional concerns because it excludes white farmers. The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) filed a lawsuit in April, citing the program’s discrimination of white farmers by excluding them from the program. Judge William Griesbach issued a temporary restraining order against the program.  In a press release on Thursday, president and general counsel of WILL, Rick Esenberg stated, “The Court recognized that the federal government’s plan to condition and allocate benefits on the...

Oregon House Ejects Mike Nearman for Aiding State Capitol Breach

Lawmakers in Oregon ejected one of their colleagues from office for the first time in state history late Thursday night, voting 59 to 1 to oust Representative Mike Nearman for his role in helping a far-right crowd breach the State Capitol in December.Mr. Nearman, who was the only no vote, had faced rising pressure from his Republican colleagues to resign from office this week, days after newly surfaced video showed him apparently coaching people on how they might get inside the closed Capitol. Previous security footage had showed how Mr. Nearman exited the building...