Rep. Karen Bass Karen Ruth Bass Sunday shows preview: Russia, US exchange sanctions; tensions over policing rise; vaccination campaign continues Lawmakers demand justice for Adam Toledo: 'His hands were up. He was unarmed' Shocking killing renews tensions over police MORE (D-Calif.) on Sunday said she is “hopeful” that Congress will come together to pass police reform in the wake of two recent fatal police shootings of people of color. When asked where things stand on negotiations for a bipartisan deal on police reform, Bass told host Dana Bash Dana Bash Arkansas governor says 'divisive' Trump attacks on GOP officials are 'unhelpful' Biden's first presser wasn't about him — not really Blinken suggests US won't take punitive action on China over COVID-19 MORE on CNN’s “State of the Union” that she is hopeful “because the group of people where we have been having just informal discussions are very sincere, and it's a bipartisan group.” … [Read more...] about Bass ‘hopeful’ on passing police reform: ‘Republicans that I am working with are operating in good faith’
Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Republicans were working in “good faith” on police reform legislation. Anchor Dana Bash asked, “You have been working with Republican Senator Tim Scott in an unofficial capacity to try to find a deal on police reform. Where do things stand right now?” Bass said, “Actually, there are several of us in addition to Senator Scott. I am hopeful because the group of people where we have been having informal discussions are very sincere. It’s a bipartisan group. I believe we want to make something happen. Senator Scott is key. I think he has been a completely honest broker. It’s been very helpful working with him. So Senator Scott and Senator Booker are taking the lead in the Senate. Because as you mentioned, the bill has already passed the House. But we’re continuing to work together to find a solution that will garner the super majority that is needed to pass legislation in the Senate.” Bash said, “You … [Read more...] about Dem Rep. Bass: Republicans Working in Good Faith on Police Reform
After multiple women reported that they had been sexually harassed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, many Democrats have openly called for his resignation, while other prominent Democratic leaders remained publicly silent on the allegations. Cuomo has been accused of sexual harassment by eight different women , with allegations ranging from inappropriate comments and uncomfortable touching, to reaching under a woman’s blouse and “ aggressively ” groping. Alyssa Mcgrath, a current aide, alleged that Cuomo would inquire about her lack of a wedding ring, and stated when they sat together alone in his office he would gaze down her blouse and comment about a necklace hanging there. The following is a list of statements from notable Democrats who have remained publicly hushed on these allegations — but were openly vocal in condemning Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh — who also faced allegations , albeit more serious ones relating to rape. The list continues with those … [Read more...] about What Did Democrats Hushed On Andrew Cuomo Sexual Harassment Allegations Say About Kavanaugh?