Gov. Scott visits Quebec on trade mission
- The Daily Beast
CNNSen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried his best at justifying former President Donald Trump’s racist Truth Social post from Friday, in which the ex-commander in chief said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had a “DEATH WISH” and called his former transportation secretary Elaine Chao "Coco Chow.” The senator, flailing after being asked during a CNN appearance about the post, defended Trump's predilection for "nicknames."Trump Claims McConnell has ‘Death Wish’ in Stinging Attack“As you know, the pre
- The Wrap
Bill Nye Demands ‘Conservative Lawmakers’ Stop ‘Cherry-Picking’ Hurricane Data to Pacify Their Base (Video)
“Let’s be world leaders, for crying out loud!” the Science Guy tells CNN’s Jim Acosta
Rep. Matt Gaetz was one of several House Republicans who voted against a resolution to allow FEMA to use up to $15 million in the Disaster Relief Fund.
- Business Insider
In the span of a week, Marco Rubio voted against hurricane relief, asked for additional hurricane relief, and praised the Biden administration's hurricane relief
The Florida senator this week demonstrated a now-familiar Republican routine around taking federal money for hurricane relief.
- The Hill
FEMA administrator says agency will support ‘everybody’ after Republicans attack Harris equity remark
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell on Sunday responded to Republicans criticizing Vice President Harris for a remark she made stressing equity in the administration’s response to climate change. On Friday, Priyanka Chopra Jonas asked Harris at a Democratic National Committee event about the Biden administration’s goals as a global influencer on climate…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former President Donald Trump's administration has not turned over all presidential records and the National Archives will consult with the Justice Department on whether to move to get them back, the agency has told Congress. A congressional panel on Sept. 13 sought an urgent review by the National Archives and Records Administration after agency staff members acknowledged that they did not know if all presidential records from Trump's White House had been turned over. "While there is no easy way to establish absolute accountability, we do know that we do not have custody of everything we should," acting Archivist Debra Wall said in a letter Friday to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
U.S. households that qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits were given a financial boost during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of an emergency allotment that provides $95 or...
- Business Insider
Matt Gaetz is asking the government to fund Hurricane Ian disaster relief in Florida days after he voted against FEMA aid
Gaetz asked for monetary aid for his "fellow Florida Man" post-Hurricane Ian, just days after voting no to a bill that carved out cash for it.
New Hampshire GOP Gov. Chris Sununu says he thanks his 'lucky stars' that he didn't get 'conned' into a Senate bid
"It's just a bubble, and you're talking to your own echo chambers, convincing yourself of this non-reality," he said of the Senate to Rolling Stone.
- The State
A unanimous S.C. Supreme Court decision this week said that just because someone is looking around doesn’t give police probable cause to search their car.
- Associated Press
More than 2,000 soldiers and police surrounded and closed off a town in El Salvador Sunday in order to search for street gang members accused in a killing. The large-scale encirclement of the town of Comasagua is the latest example of heavy-handed tactics by the government to root out street gangs. President Nayib Bukele wrote in his Twitter account that members of the MS-13 gang were believed to still be inside Comasagua, about 20 miles (30 kms) southwest of the capital, San Salvador.
- The Hill
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) told The New York Times the country has seen an “erosion of any boundaries” that now enables political violence. “I wouldn’t be surprised if a senator or House member were killed,” Collins told the newspaper. “What started with abusive phone calls is now translating into active threats of violence and real…
"We're not investigating Hunter Biden for political reasons,” insists Rep. James Comer, who is poised to lead the House Oversight Committee in a Republican House.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin criticizes Putin's 'nuclear saber-rattling' but says he doesn't 'see anything right now' indicating the Russian leader will use nuclear weapons
"To be clear, the guy who makes that decision, I mean, it's one man," Austin told CNN of Putin's warnings of a potential nuclear conflict.
- The Bergen Record
From parades to protests, political strife in India is roiling New Jersey's Indian immigrant communities.
- The 74
Two Ohio state House Republicans introduced legislation last week that would force school boards to disclose to parents all “sexually explicit content” taught in the classroom. At parents’ request, teachers would need to provide students with alternative instruction that doesn’t include this sexually explicit content. The legislation — introduced by Republicans Sara Carruthers and D.J. […]
- Associated Press
With public confidence diminished and justices sparring openly over the institution's legitimacy, the Supreme Court on Monday will begin a new term that could push American law to the right on issues of race, voting and the environment. Following June's momentous overturning of nearly 50 years of constitutional protections for abortion rights, the court is diving back in with an aggressive agenda that seems likely to split its six conservative justices from its three liberals. “It’s not going to be a sleepy term,” said Allison Orr Larsen, a William and Mary law professor.
- The Hill
One hundred days after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade and ended the constitutional right to an abortion, public approval of the court has dropped to historic lows as it prepares to open its new term on Monday. According to a Gallup poll released on Thursday, just 47 percent of Americans said they have…
- The Des Moines Register
Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley is seeking his eighth term. He faces a challenge from retired U.S. Navy Admiral Mike Franken, a Democrat.
- CBS News
The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.