“AOC is a pistol. Focused dynamite. Trumplandia and the GOP underestimate her at their peril.” LTribe
While Republicans on Wednesday repeatedly hammered Michael Cohen over his efforts to secure a lucrative media deal, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used her time to focus on one of the most consequential topics concerning investigations into President Donald Trump: his ever-elusive tax returns.
During her questioning of President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) suggested that Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) bringing a black woman who used to work for Trump to combat claims that the President is racist was itself racist.
Closing ‘sermon’ by Elijah Cummings
Closing a House hearing with Michael Cohen, Rep. Elijah Cummings addressed the president former lawyer, expressing a feeling of pain about the proceedings, as well as hope that the country can return to a sense of normalcy. “We’re better than that!” he said. “When we’re dancing with the angels, the question will be, in 2019, what did we do to keep our democracy in tact?”
“A living wage isn’t a gift, it’s a right.” AOC
Here’s a tip: Believe the woman who had to rebuild her whole life when her father passed away, and who was mixing drinks up until her Congressional run — not the one who starred in a documentary called Born Rich.
Rep Pramela Jayapal is introducing the most ambitious Medicare-for-all plan yet — one that envisions a quick transition to a public health plan with a robust set of benefits.
Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald ~ A Tisket a Tasket
Ella #Fitzgerald is regarded by many as the greatest #jazz singer of all time and was one of the dominant figures in the genre throughout the second half of the twentieth century.
Addressing the UN Security Council, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said trucks supposedly carrying humanitarian supplies to Venezuela were also loaded with nails and wire, showing photos of seized cargo.
After a weekend of deadly clashes across Venezuela between its opposition and Nicolas Maduro’s forces, the US has called for an urgent meeting. Last weekend witnessed an attempt of humanitarian aid to be crossed into the country. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has stated that the aid is nothing but a “”show”” of the opposition and a US plot to disguise intervention in Venezuela.