French philosopher Voltaire said he had only one prayer in life — “O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous” — and that it was uniformly granted by God. The answer to Donald Trump Donald Trump Trump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE ’s prayers may be Rep. Eric Swalwell Eric Michael Swalwell The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - Senate begins marathon vote-a-rama before .9T COVID-19 relief passage Trump sued by Democrat over mob attack on Capitol China has already infiltrated America's institutions MORE (D-Calif.). It is not because of Swalwell’s relationship with a Chinese agent or the bizarre defenses of him, including one Democrat insisting he deserved the Medal of Honor . It is because Swalwell’s lawsuit against the former president could offer Trump the ultimate vindication … [Read more...] about Did Eric Swalwell offer vindication for Donald Trump with his lawsuit?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment, filed a lawsuit Friday against the former president, his son, lawyer and a Republican congressman whose actions he charges led to January’s insurrection. The East Bay Democrat’s suit was filed Friday in federal court in Washington. It alleges a conspiracy to violate civil rights, along with negligence, inciting a riot and inflicting emotional distress. It follows a similar suit filed by Rep. Bennie Thompson last month in an attempt to hold the former president accountable in some way for his actions Jan. 6, following his Senate acquittal. READ MORE: Here's What You Can Expect From The $1.9 Trillion Senate Stimulus Package Swalwell charges that Trump, his son Donald Jr., along with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Republican Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, had made “false and incendiary allegations of fraud and theft, and in direct response to the … [Read more...] about Rep. Eric Swalwell Sues President Trump, Trump Jr., Giuliani, Over Capitol Insurrection
CNN host Brian Stelter called Donald Trump Jr.’s comparison of him to a gender-neutral Mr. Potato Head “more BS fuel for the culture war” during a Sunday morning “Reliable Sources” monologue. “If Hasbro really wanted a gender-neutral Mr. Potato Head so badly, they should just slap a picture of CNN’s Brian Stelter on the cover of their next potato,” Trump Jr. said during his Friday Conservative Political Action Convention (CPAC) speech . “What? They don’t call him Mr. Potato Head for nothing!” “On Friday I was about to go get dinner for my kids when Donald Trump Jr. attacked me in his speech at CPAC,” Stelter said. “Something about me looking like a gender-neutral potato head.” WATCH: Hasbro announced last week that the company would be dropping the conventional title “Mr.” from its Potato Head line of toys in an effort to be gender-inclusive. Stelter related how he thought of “some really clever ways to replay, some way to go viral” as tweets about … [Read more...] about ‘More BS Fuel For The Culture War’: Brian Stelter Blows Off Donald Trump Jr’s Comparison Of Him To A Gender Neutral Potato
Rep. Illhan Omar (D-Minn.) called it “disappointing” that Democrats are “sending money to less people” than former President Trump Donald Trump Trump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE ’s administration with its coronavirus relief bill. While the current $1.9 trillion proposal includes $1,400 stimulus checks — higher than the $600 and $1,200 approved in previous stimulus bills last year — it also includes tighter caps on who would receive a partial check. Individuals making up to $75,000 would be eligible for the full stimulus check, while those making between $80,000 and $100,000 — or couples making double that – will get no money, despite getting partial checks in previous bills. ADVERTISEMENT “I see it as a really disappointing development. We obviously are now ultimately sending money to less … [Read more...] about Omar: ‘Disappointing’ that we’re ‘sending money to less people than the Trump administration’
President Biden Joe Biden Senate holds longest vote in history as Democrats scramble to save relief bill Ex-Trump appointee arrested in Capitol riot complains he won't be able to sleep in jail Biden helps broker Senate deal on unemployment benefits MORE on Friday fired Sharon Gustafson , who was appointed by former President Trump Donald Trump Trump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE as the general counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The White House told Gustafson that she was being fired effective 5 p.m. Friday after she refused to resign willingly. In a letter to the White House released by the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a conservative think tank, Gustafson said she “respectfully” declined the White House’s request to resign and that she wanted to serve the … [Read more...] about Biden fires Trump-appointed lawyer who refused to resign