Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Hakeem Jeffries elected to lead House Dems, will become 1st Black party leader in Congress

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., was unanimously elected Wednesday as the next leader of the House Democratic Caucus. The 52-year-old Brooklyn native, who succeeds 82-year-old House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, will be the first Black and first nonwhite party leader in Congress.

Humbled to be elected incoming House Democratic Leader. 

Ready to get to work. - Hakeem Jeffries tweet

The World Is A Safer Place Without Republicans

White Nationalists Give Mar-a-Lago Restaurant Disappointing One-Star Reviews on Tripadvisor. - Andy Borowitz

What? Five Rental Cars The Secret Service Used Burst Into Flames. Nothing To See Here, Move On.
A car fire that briefly shut down the Nantucket airport on Monday involved five vehicles that the Secret Service had rented for the Thanksgiving holiday visit of President Joe Biden and his family, the agency said Tuesday...The vehicles were rented from Hertz and returned after the Secret Service was done with them, agency spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told NBC News. Hertz is investigating the fire, and the Secret Service is not involved

Am I the only one who doesn’t understand why Al Franken had to resign for a joke photo he took years before he was a senator, but elected officials who participated in or encouraged an armed insurrection to overthrow our democracy are allowed to stay in government? - Hamish Mitchell tweet

After 3 years of legal battles, Democrats are now in possession of Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Now the real “audit” can begin.

Republican Shenanigans

HOLY COW: Georgia continues to shatter early voting records, as thus far 833,700 early votes have been cast in the runoff election! - ReallyAmerican1 tweet

Trump Insults McConnell Over Nazis

Former President Donald Trump insulted Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday after the Kentucky senator condemned Trump for meeting with avowed anti-Semites Kanye West and Nick Fuentes – who is a prominent neo-Nazi.

Today Mitch McConnell said, "There’s no place in the Republican Party for white supremacists or anti-semitism.”

Hate to break it to you, Mitch, that IS the Republican Party. - Jack  Cocchiarella tweet


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Rock The Voter News

My favorite story about Hakeem Jeffries was when he turned to Clarence Thomas and blasted Ginni Thomas on live TV for trying to overthrow the 2020 election. We're in good hands. - CallToActivisim tweet

CNN To Fire Hundreds
CNN Chief Chris Licht announced that the network will start making layoffs as part of his budget cut strategy, and it is expected to target hundreds of CNN employees.

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa is erupting for the first time since 1984.  Here's why that's bad news for Joe Biden. - New York Times Pitchbot tweet

pro tip: don't take advice on interest rates from a guy drowning in billions of dollars of debt. - Jeff Tiedrich tweet

House Democrats Vote To Give Railway Workers Sick Days. It's About Damn Time.
The House passed a bill on Wednesday to avert a railway strike, taking the first major step in avoiding a walkout of workers that would have drastic effects on the U.S. economy as it heads into the holiday season.

You shouldn’t have to strike to get 7 days of sick leave, whether you work for Amazon or Amtrak. The system is broken. - Jane of the North tweet



Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

This truck delivered a load of dirt to my neighbor and upon leaving, got stuck at the end of my street yesterday. Isn't my life fascinating?


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