Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: Bernie Sanders

Budget chair Sanders dares GOP to criticize him for using reconciliation...

"You did it, we're gonna do it, but we're gonna do it to protect ordinary people, not just the rich and the powerful."

Why impeach Trump at this late date? One word, says Bernie...

"It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."

Bernie releases statement on GOP blocking $2,000 stimulus checks

“At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation, it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."

Sanders rips GOP for happily endorsing Trump’s assault on Democracy but...

"Republicans in Washington are happy to cheer on Trump's bogus conspiracy theories on non-existent election fraud, but refuse to support him when it comes to providing a $2,000 direct payment to working-class Americans facing economic desperation."

Bernie Sanders: Covid relief package is “totally inadequate” for “unprecedented” economic...

“This country faces the worst set of public health and economic crises that we have faced in over a hundred years.”

Sanders leads Senate demand for $1,200 stimulus checks over ‘get-out-of-jail free...

"Please join us in demanding that any new Covid relief proposal includes a $1,200 direct payment to adults and $500 to their children."

McConnell pushes for ‘3-Martini Lunch’ Deduction while letting millions of Americans...

“Mitch McConnell’s ‘new’ Covid relief bill gives CEOs a 100% tax deduction for a 3-martini lunch, but ZERO to the 26 million who don't have enough food to eat.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Bernie Sanders on how to block Trump from stealing election &...

Trump recently ramped up his efforts to discredit the election results by suggesting he will refuse to concede if he loses.

As Trump sows chaos, Sanders and Schumer call on McConnell to...

“We believe this issue is above partisan politics,” the senators wrote to the GOP Senate Majority Leader.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.