House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democratic colleagues on Tuesday that she is creating a new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, according to a person familiar with her remarks.
Pelosi made the announcement at a private leadership meeting and did not give additional details. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private remarks.
The new committee comes after Senate Republicans blocked legislation that would form a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the attack by former President Donald Trump’s supporters. Pelosi said earlier this month that the House would step up investigations of the riot, in which a violent mob overran police, broke into the building and hunted for lawmakers to try to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory.
VP Kamala Harris Finally Lands in Latin America And a Debacle Ensues from All Angle
New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Vice President Kamala Harris’comments on immigration “disappointing” on Monday, after Harris said during a press conference that migrants looking to cross the U.S. border should not come.
In a twitter post, Ocasio-Cortez said coming to the U.S. border seeking asylum is a legal method of arrival.
The progressive Democrat also said the U.S. has contributed to destabilization in certain areas of Latin America and “we can’t help set someone’s house on fire and then blame them for fleeing.
CA requires rideshares to switch to EV beginning in 2023/Other states may soon follow
California requires rideshares to switch to EV beginning in 2023/Other states may soon follow
The rule starts in 2023 and requiring all rideshare drives to be EV by 2040.
Following President Biden goal to get automakers to move to battery powered vehicles.
“rideshare companies can also get credits to meet state greenhouse gas targets if they invest in “sidewalk and bike lane infrastructure that supports active transportation and connecting to transit through integrated trip booking apps,”–Forbes
Protests: ‘Give Me Liberty; Or Give Me COVID-19
Political Analyst: Sandra Lee has professional experience as a writer, producer and public speaker. She is the author of Dear Donald: Letters From A Loving Deplorable and advocates for conservative women in the United States.
“You are allowed to protest,” the president said during a White House briefing on the pandemic.
“Some have gone too far, some governors have gone too far. Some of the things that happened are maybe not so appropriate,” Trump continued.
“And I think in the end it’s not going to matter because we’re starting to open up our states, and I think they’re going to open up very well.”- NYP
“The current protests are because of government overreaching and infringing on our rights,” said Tea Party Patriots founder Jenny Beth Martin. “The protests are an extension of what the Tea Party movement has stood for the last 11 years — constitutionally limited government, personal and economic freedom. In the time of crisis and to remain on solid ground with those whom they represent, elected officials should lean on the Constitution, not abandon it.”
President Trump lent his encouragement Friday, sending three separate tweets calling on protestors to “LIBERATE” a trio of 2020 battleground states, Michigan, Minnesota, and Virginia, each with Democratic governors whose approaches to slowing the pandemic are seen in some quarters as draconian. – Washington Examiner
BIO: Sandra Lee has been writing all of her life. During her junior year at Skidmore College, Ms. Lee won a Mademoiselle Magazine fiction contest and then represented the college as a campus reporter for Mademoiselle. Sandra served as editor of school newspapers and yearbooks. She wrote lyrics for dozens of songs, some of which were recorded on Columbia, RCA Victor and Laurie Records. She received her BA in English from Skidmore College and her Masters in Visual and Performing Arts. She studied acting at The Actor’s Institute in New York City. She created, produced and hosted over four hundred television programs which aired to an audience of over a million viewers. Sandra taught English, Theater, Public Speaking, Acting, Film and Creative Writing. Most recently, in Ohio, she was the publisher and editor of The Women’s Journal.