Ocasio-Cortez To Ted Cruz: ‘You Almost Had Me Murdered … You Can Resign’

The congresswoman told the Texas Republican that he should resign if he wanted “to help,” after he agreed with a tweet of hers, in which she called for transparency into the trading app Robinhood’s decision to stop investors from buying GameStop, AMC Entertainment and other stock shares earlier in the day. 

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Trump, House Lawmakers Plot Futile Effort To Block Biden Win

A range of nonpartisan election officials and Republicans have confirmed that there was no fraud in the November contest that would change the results of the election. That includes Attorney General William Barr, who on Monday said he saw no reason to appoint a special counsel to look into the president’s claims about the 2020 election.

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Pelosi moves to break stimulus stalemate with key meeting

There has been major movement in recent weeks toward a potential deal, including the bipartisan proposal finally unveiled by centrist senators on Monday. And the same two issues that have long bedeviled Pelosi and McConnell — Republican opposition to additional funding for local governments coupled with Democratic resistance to liability protections for businesses — remain.

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Washington Post: It’s over. When the electoral college announces Biden’s win, Republicans must move on.

Washington Post Opinion: Once the electoral college has elected Biden president, the undeniable truth is that Biden is “president-elect.” The nation should move on in recognition of this basic fact.

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10,000 of America’s restaurants are expected to close in the next three weeks

The National Restaurant Association is publicly pleading with Congress to pass new stimulus to help the industry that has been damaged by the pandemic. The group said Monday that 10,000 restaurants could close in the next three weeks, in addition to the 110,000 that have already shuttered in 2020.

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AOC introduces Postmaster General DeJoy to concept of accountability. Apparently he’s ‘new to this’

So Ocasio-Cortez asked again. “Well according to regulations that we currently have, electronic calendars that are submitted and maintained on USPS computers are agency records,” she said, “and so can we get your commitment to hand that calendar over to this committee as a matter, of course, for investigation?”

DeJoy again responded: “I’m new to this. If that is in fact a process that counsel says I must comply with then I will do that yes.”

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Trump proposes to delay federal elections until it’s ‘safe’

Trump cannot actually change the date of the federal elections. Though Trump may believe that Article II provides godlike powers, picking the date for federal elections is actually the role of Congress. And that date is already set. Congress doesn’t have to vote to have the election on Nov. 3; it would have to vote to change it to any other date.

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